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Phyzelaphryne miriamae
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Phyzelaphryninae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the Southern Amazon basin in drainage of Madeira, Tapajos and Jurua rivers, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found in leaf-litter in lowland rainforest. Its reproductive mode is unknown, though it is likely to be by direct development. Its ability to adapt to secondary habitats is not known.

Population

It appears to be stable, but population size hard to assess because it can be sampled only with pitfall traps.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Deforestation from agriculture and logging is probably impacting local populations, but overall, this species is unlikely to be threatened.

Conservation Actions

It probably occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Phyzelaphryne miriamae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57280A11598104. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57280A11598104.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018

 

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