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Dendropsophus berthalutzae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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 from southern Brazil occurs in the coastal lowlands and the Serra do Mar, up to 1,200m, from Linhares in the State of EspĂ­rito Santo south to Florianopolis in the State of Santa Catarina.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on low vegetation in secondary forest, often near swamps. It has also been found in open areas, such as grassland. It hangs its eggs in the vegetation above temporary still water, into which the larvae fall and develop.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

Due to its adaptability it is not seriously threatened, but is probably impacted locally by agriculture and wood plantations.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).

Citation

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Dendropsophus berthalutzae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55408A11302549. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55408A11302549.en .Downloaded on 15 December 2018

 

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