Hylodes fredi
family: Hylodidae
Species Description: Canedo C, Pombal Jp, Jr 2007 Two new species of torrent frog of the genus Hylodes (Anura, Hylodidiae) with nuptial thumb tubercles. Herpetologica 63:224-235
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

Hylodes fredi is known only from Ilha Grande (23 09' S, 44 30' W), an island belonging to the Municipality of Angra dos Reis, southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

The new species is known to occur within the Atlantic forest domain.


No population status information is available for this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species, although it is only known to occur in an island, Ilha Grande.

Conservation Actions

The entire island is contained within the Ilha Grande Biological Reserve.

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

Hylodes fredi is differentiated from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters and advertisement call features (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).


Ariadne Angulo 2008. Hylodes fredi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136039A4238364. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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