Proceratophrys moehringi
family: Odontophrynidae
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 from the municipalities of Santa Teresa, Colatina, and Domingos Martins, in the state of Espírito Santo in south-eastern Brazil, where it occurs up to 650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

@It lives in primary and secondary forest, but not in open areas, where it is usually found along small mountain streams in the forest, in which it breeds. The males call from under large rocks or from rock crevices.


It appears to be a common species (as judged by the abundance of its larvae).

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to agricultural development, wood plantations, livestock grazing, human settlement and logging.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in a few protected areas.

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.


Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Débora Silvano 2004. Proceratophrys moehringi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57305A11615692. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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