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Hylodes amnicola

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLODIDAE

Scientific Name: Hylodes amnicola
Species Authority: Pombal, Feio and Haddad, 2002

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Monique Van Sluys, Luciana Barreto Nascimento
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is very little information on its real Extent of Occurrence and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Lima Duarte, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, although it might occur more widely. This locality is at around 1,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species at the type locality.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This diurnal species is found along, and breeds in, streams in secondary forest (there being no remaining primary forest at the type locality).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Disturbance from tourism is its main threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca is the only protected area from which it is currently known.

Citation: Carlos Frederico da Rocha, Monique Van Sluys, Luciana Barreto Nascimento 2004. Hylodes amnicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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