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Corythomantis greeningi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Corythomantis greeningi
Species Authority: Boulenger, 1896

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Diva Borges-Najosa, Gabriel Skuk
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, 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: This species occurs widely in the xeric and subhumid regions of northeastern Brazil, south to northern Minas Gerais. It is a low altitude species.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in dry Caatinga savannah, and is usually found on vegetation, including in bromeliads, and in rock outcrops. It breeds in temporary streams in open areas.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats relate to habitat loss, especially due to livestock, and also due to crops and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Reserva de Serra das Almas-Crateus, and probably also in other protected areas..

Citation: Diva Borges-Najosa, Gabriel Skuk 2004. Corythomantis greeningi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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