Pseudopaludicola mystacalis
family: Leptodactylidae

© 2018 Mauro Teixeira Jr (1 of 9)

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  hear Fonozoo call

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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, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from eastern Santa Cruz (Bolivia); central, southeastern and southern Brazil; Itapua (Paraguay); and Corrientes and Misiones (Argentina). It has an altitudinal range of 0-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found in marshland within Cerrado and seasonally flooded grasslands, where it breeds. It adapts to human disturbance (for example, occurs in rice cultivation).


This species is locally abundant.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Although it is not threatened overall, it might be affected locally by the same threats facing the Cerrado biome (such as fires and 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, Guarino Colli, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Julian Faivovich, Diego Baldo 2004. Pseudopaludicola mystacalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57317A11619059. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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