Pristimantis vinhai
family: Strabomantidae
subfamily: Pristimantinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 confined to eastern Brazil in the State of Bahia, from Prado north to Santa Teresinha. Records from Perambuco and Alagoas require confirmation. It occurs up to 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in the leaf-litter on the floor of primary and secondary forest, and forest edge. It does not occur in more open areas. It breeds by direct development.


It is a very abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, logging and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Pristimantis vinhai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57045A11573904. .Downloaded on 14 December 2018


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