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Hypsiboas pombali

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Hypsiboas pombali
Species Authority: (Caramaschi, Pimenta and Feio, 2004)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (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): Renato Feio
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern since it occurs at more than ten locations within an extent of occurrence exceeding 20,000 km2, including a number of protected areas, is common, and appears able to tolerate a degree of habitat degradation.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs at c. 142 m altitude along the eastern Brazilian coast, from northern Espírito Santo and northeastern Minas Gerais through eastern Bahia to southern Sergipe States.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: This species is common within its range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is known from primary and secondary forest, including forest borders, gallery forest and even some open habitats, within the Atlantic Forest, and appears able to tolerate a degree of habitat degradation. Individuals are usually found on vegetation around temporary ponds or stream pools. 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.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is known from a number of protected areas, including Parque Nacional Descobrimento, Parque Estadual Serra do Conduru, Reserva Biológica de Sooretama, Reserva Biológica de Una, Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural (RPPN) Ecoparque de Una, RPPN Estação Veracruz, and Reserva Sapiranga.

Citation: Renato Feio 2006. Hypsiboas pombali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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