Ischnocnema nigriventris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Brachycephalidae

Scientific Name: Ischnocnema nigriventris (Lutz, 1925)
Eleutherodactylus nigriventris (Lutz, 1925)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was removed from the synonymy of Eleutherodactylus bolbodactylus (Pombal and Cruz 1999).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ronald Heyer
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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 is known only from the type locality in the Serra de Cubatão, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, at around 800m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is known only from three specimens.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The type locality is old secondary forest, and the specimens were all collected on either the forest floor or on low vegetation. This species presumably breeds by direct development, like other species in the genus.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is currently known only from within a protected area, so its habitat is currently protected, although air pollution has been a problem in this region in the past.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species' only known locality is within Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar.

Citation: Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ronald Heyer. 2004. Ischnocnema nigriventris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56790A11524076. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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