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Flectonotus fissilis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HEMIPHRACTIDAE

Scientific Name: Flectonotus fissilis
Species Authority: (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920)
Taxonomic Notes: This genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich, et al., 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-12
Assessor(s): Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles
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, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from the mountains of southeastern Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Espírito Santo States), from 500-1,800m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo)
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Population [top]

Population: This is a very common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found in the forest sitting on vegetation 1-3 metres above the ground, mostly in bromeliads. Females carry the eggs in a pouch and release the tadpoles into bromeliads. It can live in disturbed habitats, almost anywhere with trees. They need bromeliads to breed.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction due to clear-cutting of forests is a localized threat, however there are no major threats to the species overall survival at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species' range overlaps with several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.

Citation: Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2010. Flectonotus fissilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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