This species from southeastern Brazil occurs in the following States: Espírito Santo; southeastern Minas Gerais; and southern Bahia (north to Una). It ranges up to 550m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of primary and secondary forest, but not in more open habitat, living on the forest floor. It is an explosive breeder. The eggs are laid in temporary ponds in forest, in which the tadpoles develop.
It is a common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, and logging and human settlement.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively 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.
Bruno Pimenta, Vanessa Verdade 2004. Chiasmocleis schubarti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57762A11671629. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57762A11671629.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018