Scinax arduous 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Scinax arduous Peixoto, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This recently described species from south-eastern Brazil is known only from Santa Teresa in the state of EspĂ­rito Santo, at 700m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:Only two specimens are known at present, and there is no other information regarding its population status.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is thought to live and breed in bromeliads in moist topical forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no direct information on threats to this species, but in the vicinity of the type locality it is potentially at risk from expanding agricultural activity, wood plantations, and human settlements, as well as from the collection of bromeliads.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta. 2004. Scinax arduous. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55928A11395722. . Downloaded on 21 November 2017.
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