Chiasmocleis hudsoni


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Chiasmocleis hudsoni
Species Authority: Parker, 1941

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Robert Reynolds, César Luis Barrio Amorós
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because 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 from Venezuela (a single locality in Amazonas state, at the base of Cerro Neblina in Baría river), Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil (in the vicinity of Manaus in Amazonas state). It occurs up to 300m asl.
Brazil; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a nocturnal, fossorial species, usually hiding in holes or in the leaf-litter of tropical rainforests. Embryonic and larval development takes place in water. It is an explosive breeder in temporary pools. It probably occurs in disturbed habitats, but its adaptability to such anthropogenic zones is not yet known.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no overall threats, but there are localized threats from clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas through its wide range.

Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Robert Reynolds, César Luis Barrio Amorós 2004. Chiasmocleis hudsoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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