Crossodactylus schmidti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylodidae

Scientific Name: Crossodactylus schmidti Gallardo, 1961

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Magno Vicente Segalla, Paulo Garcia, Débora Silvano, Esteban Lavilla, Diego Baldo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 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 can be found from 300-750m asl in Misiones, Argentina; Tres Baras de Paraná, Paraná, Brazil (here, its range is severely fragmented); and Itapua Department, Paraguay.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Brazil; Paraguay
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Population [top]

Population:It is common in its limited range.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs near permanent streams (in which it breeds) in rainforest, and probably does not tolerate habitat disturbance.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species include selective logging, clear-cutting of primary forests, pollution of soil and water due to agricultural practices, and industrial pollution by organic wastes. The introduction and spread of Rana catesbeiana is also a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Parque Estadual Rio Guarani, Brazil, and in Argentina in the Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí, Parque Nacional Iguazú, and several provincial reserves.

Citation: Magno Vicente Segalla, Paulo Garcia, Débora Silvano, Esteban Lavilla, Diego Baldo. 2004. Crossodactylus schmidti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56355A11467213. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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