Physalaemus evangelistai


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Physalaemus evangelistai
Species Authority: Bokermann, 1967

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-06
Assessor(s): Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano
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.
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Serra do Espinhaço and Serra do Caraça, in the state of Minas Gerais, in south-eastern Brazil, where it is found above 800m asl. Its distribution is poorly known, and it might occur more widely.
Brazil (Minas Gerais)
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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 is a species that is found in shrubland and grassland, which breeds in temporary puddles or swamps where it makes floating foam nests. It probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species might occur at the Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipó. It is known to occur at Reserva Particular do
Patrimônio Natural Santuário do Caraça (Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007).

Citation: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2010. Physalaemus evangelistai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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