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Crossodactylodes izecksohni

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA CYCLORAMPHIDAE

Scientific Name: Crossodactylodes izecksohni
Species Authority: Peixoto, 1983

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Débora Silvano, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Near Threatened because, although it is relatively abundant within its small range, its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the vicinity of Santa Teresa, in the state of Espírito Santo, south-eastern Brazil, at 675m asl, although it might occur more widely.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Its habitat is terrestrial and epiphytic bromeliads near the ground inside forests and on the forest edge, but not in more degraded habitats. Breeding is by larval development in bromeliads.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area where it is found is quite well protected (as a biological reserve), but habitat loss is taking place nearby, due to agricultural development, wood plantations, bromeliad-collecting, logging, human settlement and tourism.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Reserva Biológica Augusto Ruschi.

Citation: Débora Silvano, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Crossodactylodes izecksohni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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