Dendrophryniscus berthalutzae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Dendrophryniscus berthalutzae
Species Authority: Izecksohn, 1994

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Débora Silvano, Paulo Garcia
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the Serra do Mar, Serra do Tabuleiro, and Serra Geral of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, at approximately 300-1,100m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It is uncommon but widely distributed; it continues to be collected regularly.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in leaf-litter in humid rainforest. It reproduces in bromeliads by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to deforestation is a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation: Débora Silvano, Paulo Garcia 2004. Dendrophryniscus berthalutzae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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