AmphibiaWeb - Brachycephalus tridactylus
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Brachycephalus tridactylus Garey, Lima, Hartmann & Haddad, 2012
family: Brachycephalidae
genus: Brachycephalus
Species Description: Garey MV, Lima AMX, Hartmann MR, Haddad CFB 2012 A new species of miniaturized toadlet, genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae), from southern Brazil. Herpetologica 68: 266-271.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Vulnerable (VU) - Provisional
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

 

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Trends and Threats
The IUCN Red List has not yet assessed this species; however, Bornschein et al (2019) analyzed the Brachycephalus species using the IUCN Red List criteria with newer locality information and concluded this species should be listed as Vulnerable (criteria D2).

Possible reasons for amphibian decline

Habitat fragmentation
Climate change, increased UVB or increased sensitivity to it, etc.

References

Bornschein, M. R., Pie, M. R., Teixeira, L. (2019). "Conservation status of Brachycephalus toadlets (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest.” Diversity, 11(150), 1-29. doi: 10.3390/d11090150 [link]



Originally submitted by: Michelle S. Koo (2022-07-24)
Trends and threats by: Michelle S. Koo (updated 2022-07-24)

Edited by: Michelle S. Koo (2022-07-24)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2022 Brachycephalus tridactylus <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/7839> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 22, 2024.



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