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Arcovomer passarellii
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae

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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 southeastern Brazil occurs in the States of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and northeastern São Paulo. It is a lowland species occurring up to 200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in lowland primary and secondary forest, living on the ground in the leaf-litter. It is not found in open areas. It breeds in temporary ponds inside the forest.

Population

It is common where it occurs.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, logging, human settlement, tourism and fire.

Conservation Actions

It is found in several 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

Pombal and Bastos (1992) noted that records from Espírito Santo probably represent a distinct, smaller species.

Citation

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Arcovomer passarellii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57681A11663112. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57681A11663112.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018

 

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