Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937)
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): Paula Cabral Eterovick, Dante Pavan, Débora Silvano
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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 is known from the central highlands of Goiás, Distrito Federal and Minas Gerais states, in Brazil, from 1,200m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in rock crevices in permanent or temporary streams. Spawning occurs in both these sites. Tadpoles were found attached to stones on the bottom of pools within deep sections of permanent streams with small waterfalls and quartzitic rocks. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and dam construction are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It range includes several protected areas.

Citation: Paula Cabral Eterovick, Dante Pavan, Débora Silvano. 2004. Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55615A11339258. . Downloaded on 20 November 2017.
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