AmphibiaWeb - Brachycephalus crispus


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Brachycephalus crispus Condez, Clemente-Carvalho, Haddad & Reis, 2014
family: Brachycephalidae
genus: Brachycephalus
Species Description: Condez TH, Clemente-Carvalho RBG, Haddad CFB, Dos Reis SF 2014 A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Bracheycephalidae) from the highlands of the Atlantic forest, southeastern Brazil. Herpetologica 70: 89-99.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD) - Provisional
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


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Only known from its type locality of Bacia B, Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, Núcleo Cunha, municipality of Cunha, São Paulo State, in southeastern Brazil (approximately 920 m asl).

Trends and Threats
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 information and concluded this species should be listed as Data Deficient for now.


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)
Distribution by: Michelle S. Koo (updated 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 crispus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 26, 2024.

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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2024. <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 26 Feb 2024.

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