This species is known only from the type locality in the Serra dos Carajás, in the municipality of Marabá, Pará State, Brazil. Attempts to map its distribution for this assessment show the general area of the Serra dos Carajás, to which this species is believed to be endemic.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from upland open vegetation formations, such as the Pampas, Pantanal, Llanos and Cerrado. It is presumed to reproduce in either or both permanent or temporary ponds, and to have a larval development breeding strategy.
The population status of this species is unknown.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if this species occurs in a protected area.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.
Débora Silvano 2004. Pseudopaludicola canga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57311A11617358. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57311A11617358.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019