Leptodactylus viridis
family: Leptodactylidae

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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 two localities at around 200m asl in the state of Bahia, in eastern Brazil: Itajibá and Guaratinga. It will probably prove to be more widespread.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a species of wet pastures at the edge of forest, which can survive in wet fields outside forest. It breeds using foam nests in temporary pools.


It is abundant in its two known localities.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to agricultural development, livestock grazing, creation of wood plantations and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any 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.


DĂ©bora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Leptodactylus viridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57174A11579567. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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