Pseudopaludicola mineira
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 only from the Serra do Cipó, in the state of Minas Gerais in southern Brazil, where it occurs above 800m asl. Its distribution is poorly known, and it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in open, grassy areas around temporary ponds, in which it presumably breeds. It adapts to some anthropogenic disturbance.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It might be affected by fire, expanding human settlements, and disturbance resulting from tourism.

Conservation Actions

There is a protected area in the Serra do Cipó (Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipó) in which this species presumably occurs.

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. Pseudopaludicola mineira. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57315A11618576. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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