Phrynomedusa vanzolinii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Phrynomedusa vanzolinii
Species Authority: Cruz, 1991

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is currently known only from Teresópolis, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, and Boraceia, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, from 800-1,500m asl, although its distribution is not well known. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between the two known sites.
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has only been recorded from streams in primary forest. Larvae have been found in small pools in permanent streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat is being degraded in Boraceia, where harvesting of palmito palm trees is opening up the forest canopy.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of this species is wholly within protected areas, although it is clear that conservation and maintenance of its habitat is required even in these areas.

Citation: Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva. 2004. Phrynomedusa vanzolinii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55828A11375261. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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