Chiasmocleis hudsoni
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Gastrophryninae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Venezuela (a single locality in Amazonas state, at the base of Cerro Neblina in Baría river), Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil (in the vicinity of Manaus in Amazonas state). It occurs up to 300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a nocturnal, fossorial species, usually hiding in holes or in the leaf-litter of tropical rainforests. Embryonic and larval development takes place in water. It is an explosive breeder in temporary pools. It probably occurs in disturbed habitats, but its adaptability to such anthropogenic zones is not yet known.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no overall threats, but there are localized threats from clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas through its wide range.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Robert Reynolds, César Luis Barrio Amorós 2004. Chiasmocleis hudsoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57757A11681166. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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