Pseudopaludicola falcipes
family: Leptodactylidae

© 2007 Diogo B. Provete (1 of 9)
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: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Misiones, and Santa Fé in Argentina. In Uruguay it is known throughout the country. It is known from Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, in Brazil. In Paraguay it is known from the central and southern Oriental region. Its altitudinal range is 0-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found in grasslands, including rice plantations. It reproduces in temporary pools including agricultural ditches. It adapts well to disturbed habitats.


It is abundant throughout much of its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no threats to this species, it adapts well to agriculture.

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 broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Esteban Lavilla, Lucy Aquino, Axel Kwet, Diego Baldo 2004. Pseudopaludicola falcipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57313A11617897. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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