Proceratophrys schirchi
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 from eastern and southern Brazil occurs in the States of Bahia, EspĂ­rito Santo, extreme northeastern Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro (though some questions have been raised about its presence in the last State). It occurs up to 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary and secondary forest, and is not found outside forest. It lives in the leaf-litter on the forest floor. It breeds in small forest streams.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, livestock grazing, human settlement, fire and logging.

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 degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Bruno Pimenta, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Proceratophrys schirchi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57308A11616332. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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