Siphonops insulanus
family: Siphonopidae
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 from three localities in São Paulo State, Brazil: Victoria, São Sebastião Island, and Ubatuba Municipality. The extent of its occurrence on the mainland is not clear.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumably a subterranean species, living in soil in forest. It is also assumed to be oviparous with terrestrial eggs that develop directly, and to not be dependent on water for breeding.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

This species' range includes a few protected areas. It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).

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

The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.


Ulisses Caramaschi, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Siphonops insulanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59595A11957925. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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