Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Bokermannohyla carvalhoi
Species Authority: (Peixoto, 1981)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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)
Listed as Least Concern although its range is only about 2,000 km², it is very abundant, its habitat is largely within protected areas, and its population is not believed to be in decline.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Serra dos Órgãos, (Teresópolis, Petrópolis, Guapimirim and Mage), Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The true range of this species is most likely larger, in particular occurring between known sites. It has been recorded from around 1,750m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on rocks along the edge of small montane streams in primary forest. It breeds in permanent streams. It has not been recorded outside primary forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat of this species is wholly within protected areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species' entire range is protected within several protected areas. Maintenance and conservation of this habitat is required. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is also needed, as it might be much larger than is currently known.

Citation: Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles. 2004. Bokermannohyla carvalhoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55434A11310977. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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