Hylodes glaber
family: Hylodidae
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 region of the type locality, Itatiaia, on the border of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerias States, Brazil, between 2,000-2,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This diurnal species occurs on rocks and low vegetation along forest streams in primary and secondary forest, and has also been observed in open grassland. It presumably breeds in streams.


Its population status is unknown, and it was last collected in 1976.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Fire, disturbance from tourism, and extreme frosts are its major threats.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within Parque Nacional do Itatiaia.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The incorrect spelling Hylodes glabrus has had some use.


Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Monique Van Sluys, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Hylodes glaber. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57090A11568889. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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