Phyllomedusa centralis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Phyllomedusa centralis
Species Authority: Bokermann, 1965

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano
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 known only from the type locality, Chapada dos Guimarães, in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, at around 800m asl. It presumably occurs more widely, but its distribution is very poorly known.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is not known.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is an inhabitant of the Cerrado savannah, and occurs on vegetation near small streams in which it breeds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock) and fire. The disturbance of the habitat by tourists is also a threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its type locality is within a protected area.

Citation: Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano. 2004. Phyllomedusa centralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55846A11379915. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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