Cycloramphus stejnegeri
family: Cycloramphidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are unknown, but known localities are within protected areas.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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