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Zachaenus parvulus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Cycloramphidae

Scientific Name: Zachaenus parvulus (Girard, 1853)

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): Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles
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 not much greater than 20,000 km2, its habitat is reasonably well protected, 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 and Ilha Grande, in the State Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil. It occurs up to 1,100m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population:It is a very common species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species lives in the leaf-litter on the floor of primary and secondary forest. The egg clutch is deposited on the ground under leaves, and the terrestrial larva lives and develops in a hole under the leaf-litter.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to logging, human settlement, tourism and fire. However, its habitat is reasonably well protected.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in the Parque Nacional da Serra des Orgaos and other protected areas.

Citation: Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles. 2004. Zachaenus parvulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57375A11628899. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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