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Proceratophrys phyllostomus
family: Odontophrynidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

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Range Description

This species is known only from Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, in the state of Espírito Santo in south-eastern Brazil, although it might occur more widely. The only records are from low altitudes close to sea level.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found in primary and secondary forest, living in leaf-litter near streams in which the larvae probably develop.

Population

It is known only from four specimens.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

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

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Citation

Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Débora Silvano 2004. Proceratophrys phyllostoma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57307A11616136. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57307A11616136.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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