Brachycephalus pombali
family: Brachycephalidae
Species Description: Alves, A.C.R., L.F.Ribeiro, C.F.B. Haddad, and S.F. dos Reis. 2006. Two new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Atlantic forest in Parana state, southern Brazil. Herpetologica v.62:221-233.
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

Brachycephalus pombali is known only from the type locality: Morro dos Padres, Pico da Igreja (25 39 S; 48 51 W, 1300 masl), municipality of Guaratuba, state of Parana, southern Brazil (Alves et al., 2006).

Habitat and Ecology

Brachycephalus pombali is an inhabitant of the leaf litter in Atlantic rain forests. The species is active by day and adult males are exposed on the litter when calling (Alves et al., 2006).


No population status information is currently available for this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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.

Taxonomic Notes

Brachycephalus pombali can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological and colour features (Alves et al., 2006).


Ariadne Angulo 2008. Brachycephalus pombali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135830A4208137. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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