Phyllodytes punctatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Caramaschi U, Peixoto OL 2004 A new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the state of Sergipe, Northeastern Brazil. Amphibia-Reptilia 25:1-7
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 only from the type locality at Fazenda Gravatá, Santo Amaro das Brotas Municipality, Sergipe State, north-east Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from an area of white sandy soil with patches of shrubby vegetation, where individuals were collected in bromeliads (in which this species is presumed to breed by larval development).


There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Its threats are unknown.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

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 and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was described by reallocation of some specimens originally allocated to Phyllodytes tuberculosus (Caramaschi and Peixoto 2004).


Simon Stuart 2006. Phyllodytes punctatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61789A12545832. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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