Proceratophrys goyana
family: Odontophrynidae

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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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from central Brazil, in the State of Goiás. It is likely to occur somewhat more widely. It has been found at around 1,200m asl, though its elevational range is presumably broader than this.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in open habitats in Cerrado savannah. There is no information on whether or not it adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance. It breeds in streams.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It populations are believed to be impacted by expanding agriculture, overgrazing by domestic livestock, wood extraction, and fire.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in the Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Guarino Colli, Rogério Bastos, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Proceratophrys goyana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57302A11614674. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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