Ischnocnema octavioi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Brachycephalidae

Scientific Name: Ischnocnema octavioi (Bokermann, 1965)
Eleutherodactylus octavioi Bokermann, 1965

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Monique Van Sluys, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000km2, it is relatively common, occurs within a few protected areas, and is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Rio de Janeiro State including Ilha Grande, in Brazil. It occurs from sea level up to 1,200m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a reasonably common species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs on the ground inside primary and secondary forest. It presumably breeds by direct development, like others in the genus. It has not been recorded outside forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear cutting of the forest was a threat to the species habitat in the past but it has now stopped. Infrastructure development for human settlement and tourism is a major threat at present, including inside the protected areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in a few protected areas. Conservation and maintenance of its habitat is needed. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence and ecological requirements is needed.

Citation: Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Monique Van Sluys, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles. 2004. Ischnocnema octavioi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56805A11534936. . Downloaded on 25 May 2018.
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