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Dendropsophus cachimbo 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Dendropsophus cachimbo (Napoli and Caramaschi, 1999)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
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 species is known only from the type locality, "Cachimbo" (Napoli and Caramaschi 1999), at about 09° 21'S; 54° 57'W, in the state of Pará, Brazil, between 200 and 400m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population:The population status of this species is not known.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The area from which it has been recorded belongs to the Brazilian military, potentially affording it some protection.

Citation: Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli. 2004. Dendropsophus cachimbo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55424A11308125. . Downloaded on 17 July 2018.
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