|Scientific Name:||Hylomantis aspera|
|Species Authority:||Peters, 1873|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Débora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species is known from the southern coastal area of the state of Bahia, eastern Brazil: from Itabuna south to Prado. It occurs very close to the sea, up to 50m asl.|
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|Population:||It is very abundant within its small range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
It lives in forest and forest edge, but not in more open habitats. It has been found in swamps on the forest edge, and in puddles inside, and on the edge, of forest.
It can be found perched on leaves of marginal vegetation of temporary ponds inside undisturbed or secondary forest patches (Pimenta et al., 2007).
It breeds in temporary puddles.
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to clear-cutting, human settlement and tourism. It is inherently at risk because of its very restricted range.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Estação Veracruz, Ceplac (Itabuna), Reserva Biólogica de Una, and Parque Nacional Descobrimento.|
|Citation:||Débora Silvano, Bruno Pimenta 2010. Hylomantis aspera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 January 2015.|