Hylodes dactylocinus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylodidae

Scientific Name: Hylodes dactylocinus Pavan, Narvaes and Rodrigues, 2001

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Patricia Narvaes, Dante Pavan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the Serra dos Itatins, in São Paulo State, Brazil, from 50-700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):50
Upper elevation limit (metres):700
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Population [top]

Population:It is very common in primary forest, but is less common in secondary forest.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This diurnal species inhabits small streams in primary and secondary forest. Males are territorial and call from rocks along streams. Oviposition takes place in submerged nests, previously excavated by the male in sand and gravel.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to the felling of palm trees is a threat to its habitat, and is also occurring within the protected area in which the species is found. Infrastructure development for human settlement and disturbance by tourists are also threats.

This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of this species includes the Estação Ecológica da Juréia-Itatins.

Citation: Patricia Narvaes, Dante Pavan. 2010. Hylodes dactylocinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T57089A11568468. . Downloaded on 24 March 2018.
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