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Bokermannohyla caramaschii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Bokermannohyla caramaschii
Species Authority: (Napoli, 2005)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was separated from Bokermannohyla circumdata (Napoli 2005). It was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Marcelo Napoli
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern, since it has a fairly large extent of occurrence, including a number of protected areas, and is not believed to be declining.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from 655-850 m altitude and higher in the northern sector of the Serra da Mantiqueira range in Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais States, south-east Brazil. It is ecologically separated from other members of the Hyla circumdata group by surrounding low-lying rift valleys.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the abundance of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is known from the Atlantic Forest, with individuals most often found near streams, at least sometimes perching at up to 1.8 m above the ground. The species is presumed to be a larval developer.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Atlantic Forest has been subject to substantial deforestation and fragmentation due to historical logging and ongoing large-scale clearance for cattle pasture, and crops such as sugar cane, coffee, and exotic trees, as well as for smallholder agriculture. The habitat within the range of this species is likely not severely fragmented yet.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is known from Parque Municipal Pico do Goiapaba-Açu in Espíritu Santo, and Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Mata do Sossego and Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro, Minas Gerais. It is likely to also occur in a number of other protected areas.

Citation: Marcelo Napoli 2006. Bokermannohyla caramaschii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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