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Odontophrynus salvatori
family: Odontophrynidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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 Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros (in Alto Paraíso de Goiás Municipality), Parque Estadual dos Pirineus (in Pirenópolis Municipality), both in Goiás State, and from the Distrito Federal, Brazil. It is presumed to occur more widely. It has been recorded above 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

An inhabitant of the Cerrado savannah, it occurs on the ground near waterbodies, but does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance. The larvae are found in small temporary streams.

Population

This is a common species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats to its habitat are agricultural development (for both the cultivation of crops and the rearing of livestock) and fires.

Conservation Actions

This species is known only from protected areas, though it presumably also occurs more widely.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano 2004. Odontophrynus salvatori. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57194A11586180. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57194A11586180.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018

 

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