Sphaenorhynchus platycephalus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This name cannot be related to any known population of frogs in the wild, and this species is only known from the unspecified locality of South America.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumably a largely aquatic species that has a larval development breeding strategy.


Its population status is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, threats, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This name cannot be related to any known population of frogs in the wild.


Neil Cox, Simon Stuart 2004. Sphaenorhynchus platycephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56020A11410988. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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