Hyloxalus chlorocraspedus
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Hyloxalinae
Species Description: Caldwell JP 2005 A new amazonian species of Cryptophyllobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Herpetologica 61:449-461.
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, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is only known from the type locality, around 5km west of Porto Walter on the Rio Juruá, Acre State, Brazil. The limits of its range remain unknown.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from primary lowland forest, often in treefall gaps, where individuals were found on logs 5-70cm above the ground, and also in wood shavings on the ground. One was also located resting on a leaf at night. Larvae were found in a pool formed in the trunk of a large fallen tree, and also being transported on the back of an adult male.


This species is not common.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species was presumably greatly impacted by the conversion of the area from which the species was found into cattle pasture.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since - even though the only known population has likely been lost - it has only recently been described, is likely to occur more widely, and there is still very little information on its overall extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Simon Stuart 2006. Hyloxalus chlorocraspedus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61768A12555743. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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