Physalaemus aguirrei
family: Leptodactylidae

© 2010 Pedro L. V. Peloso (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 ranges from Linhares in the northern part of the State of Espírito Santo, north to Prado in the southern part of the State of Bahia, southeastern Brazil. It is a lowland species, occurring up to 30m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on the ground in forest, forest edge, degraded habitats and pastures, as well as in swamps. It breeds in foam nests in temporary ponds.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to intensive agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, and clear-cutting and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Débora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Physalaemus aguirrei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57237A11606958. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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