AmphibiaWeb - Brachycephalus boticario
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Brachycephalus boticario Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes & Ribeiro, 2015
family: Brachycephalidae
genus: Brachycephalus
Species Description: Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes & Ribeiro in: Ribeiro et al. (2015), Seven new microendemic species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southern Brazil. PeerJ 3:e1011; DOI 10.7717/peerj.1011
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Critically Endangered (CR) - Provisional
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

 

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Trends and Threats
The IUCN Red List has not yet assessed this species; however, Bornschein et al (2019) analyzed the Brachycephalus species using the IUCN Red List criteria with newer locality information and concluded this species should be listed as Critically Endangered (criteria B1ab(i,iii)+2ab(ii,iii)) based on its small known range, few known sites, ongoing habitat loss and degradation.

References

Bornschein, M. R., Pie, M. R., Teixeira, L. (2019). "Conservation status of Brachycephalus toadlets (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest.” Diversity, 11(150), 1-29. doi: 10.3390/d11090150 [link]



Originally submitted by: Michelle S. Koo (2022-07-24)
Trends and threats by: Michelle S. Koo (updated 2022-07-24)

Edited by: Michelle S. Koo (2022-07-24)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2022 Brachycephalus boticario <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/8342> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Nov 29, 2022.



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