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Phyllodytes tuberculosus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Phyllodytes tuberculosus
Species Authority: Bokermann, 1966

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Ulisses Caramaschi, Bruno Pimenta, Débora Silvano
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species from eastern Brazil is known only from the vicinity of its type locality at Maracas and Santa Ines in east-central Bahia State. Records from the state of Sergipe refer to the recently described Phyllodytes punctatus (Caramaschi and Peixoto 2004).
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on the population status of this species, of which there have been no recent field observations, probably due to a lack of survey effort.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It apparently lives in terrestrial bromeliads in open areas, and breeds in the bromeliads by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on the threats to this species, but in view of its known range the major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agricultural development, livestock grazing, fire and collection of bromeliads.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.
Citation: Ulisses Caramaschi, Bruno Pimenta, Débora Silvano 2004. Phyllodytes tuberculosus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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