Hylodes regius


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hylodes regius
Species Authority: Gouvêa, 1979

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the Itatiaia Mountains at around 2,200m asl on the border of the states of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, in south-eastern Brazil.
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Population [top]

Population: It is an uncommon species.
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in primary forest in and around streams (in which it breeds) and cascades with clear running water. The males calls from stones or secluded places under rocks at the margins of the streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to logging, tourism and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Parque Nacional do Itatiaia.

Citation: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Hylodes regius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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