This species is known from only a few localities in a small region of the Serra dos Órgãos, in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. It is known from relatively high altitudes.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is usually found under leaf-litter in forest, or sometimes in burrows, but it has not been recorded from disturbed habitats. The eggs are laid under leaf-litter in burrows or under logs. It has terrestrial larvae which live away from water.
The population status of this species is unknown, but it is not regularly encountered when collecting.
The major threats are unknown, but known localities are within protected areas.
This species' known range is within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Vanessa Verdade, Ronald Heyer 2004. Cycloramphus stejnegeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56380A11457392. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56380A11457392.en