Ischnocnema spanios
family: Brachycephalidae
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 the type locality (Boracéia) and from Atibaia, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It has been recorded around 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in leaf-litter and low vegetation in primary and secondary forest, where it presumably breeds by direct development. It has not been recorded outside forest habitat.


The population status of this species is unknown, as it is only known from a few specimens from each locality.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to its habitat at present, although palm trees are collected in the Boracéia locality, potentially degrading its habitat by opening up the forest canopy.

Conservation Actions

Both of this species' known localities are within protected areas.

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.


Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Vanessa Verdade 2004. Ischnocnema spanios. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56972A11561847. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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