Physalaemus rupestris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae

Scientific Name: Physalaemus rupestris Caramaschi, Carcerelli and Feio, 1991

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, Bruno Pimenta
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 Serra do Ibitipoca, at 1,200-1,680m asl in the state of Minas Gerais, south-eastern Brazil, although it might occur more widely.
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Population [top]

Population:It is not very common.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in secondary forests and gallery forests (there being no primary forest left within its known range), living in leaf-litter or on stones near water. The eggs are deposited in foam nests in wide pools in temporary streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The only known site where this species occurs is well protected, so its main threats are habitat damage due to fire and the effects of tourism.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca.

Citation: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Bruno Pimenta. 2004. Physalaemus rupestris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57275A11613410. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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