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Physalaemus deimaticus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA LEPTODACTYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Physalaemus deimaticus
Species Authority: Sazima & Caramaschi, 1988

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Ulisses Caramaschi, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Débora Silvano
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
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 Serra do Cipó, in the state of Minas Gerais, in south-eastern Brazil. Its distribution is not well known, and it might occur more widely. It is found above 800m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives on the ground in rocky fields, and probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance. It presumably breeds in water, although this has not been confirmed.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is possibly affected by fire, expanding human settlements, and disturbance resulting from tourism.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is a protected area at the type locality, in which it might occur.

Citation: Ulisses Caramaschi, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Débora Silvano 2004. Physalaemus deimaticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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