Rhinella hoogmoedi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhinella hoogmoedi Caramaschi and Pombal, 2006
Taxonomic Notes: Rhinella hoogmoedi can be distinguished by a combination of morphological features (Caramaschi and Pombal, 2006).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Rhinella hoogmoedi is distributed along the Atlantic Rain Forest of Eastern Brazil, from the state of Ceará to the state of Paraná. There are three juvenile specimens from Leopoldina, state of Rio de Janeiro, collected in 1938. Currently, Leopoldina is inside the City of Rio de Janeiro and R. hoogmoedi is not present in this city (Caramaschi and Pombal, 2006).
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Paraná, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo)
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Population [top]

Population:There is no population status information available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Individuals of Rhinella hoogmoedi may be found inside the forest at night, resting on vegetation a few centimeters above the ground. The reproduction is explosive, when males can be heard by day and night. Males vocalize on the ground or tree trunks up to 60 cm above the ground near ponds or slack water of rivulets inside forest or restinga (Caramaschi and Pombal, 2006).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known for this species.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo. 2008. Rhinella hoogmoedi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136141A4249132. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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