Sphaenorhynchus bromelicola
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 with certainty only from Fazenda Santo Onofre, 10km east of Maracás, at 960m asl in the state of Bahia, eastern Brazil. Frogs have been collected from other localities that probably represent this species, but this has not yet been confirmed.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives inside terrestrial bromeliads on the forest edge and in open areas, and can probably tolerate some habitat alteration. The larvae have been found in permanent pools.


It appears to be abundant in its only known locality.

Population Trend


Major Threats

@The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to agricultural development, wood plantations, clear-cutting, ollection of bromeliads, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It is not so far known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is similar to Sphaenorhynchus orophilus, according to the original description.


Débora Silvano, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Sphaenorhynchus bromelicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56012A11408022. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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