Hylodes regius 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylodidae

Scientific Name: Hylodes regius Gouvêa, 1979

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

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 2004: e.T57101A11578248. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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