Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Xenohyla eugenioi
Species Authority: Caramaschi, 1998

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Débora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This Brazilian species is known from three localities in the southern part of the state of Bahia (Maracás, Planalto Baiano and Poções) and from one locality in the north-eastern part of the state of Minas Gerais (Salto da Divisa), where it occurs up to 960m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is known from only six specimens and is probably rare.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of the scrub transition zone between the Atlantic rainforest and the inland dry Caatinga savannah. It lives inside bromeliads in dry forest and open rocky areas, and most likely breeds in temporary ponds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on particular threats to it, but the localities from which it has been recorded are probably subject to habitat loss due to agricultural development, logging, livestock grazing, collection of bromeliads and human settlement.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Débora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta. 2004. Xenohyla eugenioi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T29431A9496631. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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