This species is known from the Serra do Espinhaço, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, from 1,200m asl. Its range is not well known, and it probably occurs more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This inhabitant of the Cerrado savannah lays its eggs in subterranean foam nests (sometimes under stones), and the larvae are then carried to water such as puddles, swamps or temporary ponds.
It is an uncommon species.
Logging and fires are threats to this species. Disturbance of its habitat by tourists is also a major threat.
It has been recorded from within Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipó.
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.
Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Débora Silvano 2004. Leptodactylus camaquara. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57117A11583646. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57117A11583646.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018