This species is known only from the non-specific type locality of "Brazil" (Taylor 1968).
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information available in the literature about its biology or ecology, although it might be similar to Chthonerpeton indistinctum, and be viviparous, with breeding taking place in water.
There is no information on its population status; it is known only from the holotype.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is not known to occur 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, status and ecological requirements.
Mark Wilkinson, John Measey, Débora Silvano, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Chthonerpeton braestrupi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59535A11960054. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59535A11960054.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019