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Scythrophrys sawayae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Leptodactylidae

Scientific Name: Scythrophrys sawayae (Cochran, 1953)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Paulo Garcia
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which appears not to be under significant threat, it has a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the Serra do Mar in the states of ParanĂ¡ and Santa Catarina in southern Brazil at 800-1,000m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population:It occurs in scattered localities, but it is often common where is found. Its population is stable in suitable habitats.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a terrestrial species that lives in secondary and old growth forest. It reproduces in ephemeral pools. It does not occur in open areas outside forest.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threats are deforestation, expanding cattle ranching, and expanding pine plantations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Although it is not currently protected in any reserve, its range still includes much intact forest.

Citation: Paulo Garcia. 2004. Scythrophrys sawayae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57323A11620688. . Downloaded on 23 September 2017.
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