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Phrynomedusa vanzolinii

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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
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)
Justification:
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.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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