This species is known only from Aruanã and Canabrava, in the state of Goiás, in east-central Brazil, at 200-400m asl. It is likely to occur more widely than is currently known.
Habitat and Ecology
This very poorly known species occurs in Cerrado savannah. Members of this genus are normally associated with temporary ponds for breeding.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
This species is likely to be threatened by the spread of intensive agriculture, fire, and the building of dams.
t is not known from 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.
Bokermann (1952) suggested that Chiasmocleis centralis is allied with C. shudikarensis, but Carvalho (1954), suggested an affinity with C. albopunctata.
Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Débora Silvano 2004. Chiasmocleis centralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57754A11680833. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57754A11680833.en .Downloaded on 20 November 2018