|Scientific Name:||Adelophryne maranguapensis Hoogmoed, Borges & Cascon, 1994|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Débora Silvano, Diva Borges-Najosa|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Endangered because its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km², all individuals are in a single location, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on the Serra de Maranguape.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the Serra de Maranguape, in the State of Ceará, north-eastern Brazil, at 800-900m asl.|
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|Population:||It is abundant in certain parts of its small range and is regularly recorded.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a diurnal species that lives in the leaf-litter of primary and secondary forest, and has also been found in bamboo and banana plantations, as well as forest fragments (but not open habitats). It is a direct developer, and the eggs are probably laid on the ground.|
|Major Threat(s):||The Serra de Maranguape is being very heavily deforested, due to logging, agriculture, and human settlement.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is not found in any protected areas, and the formal protection of remaining forest and forest fragments in the Serra de Maranguape is urgently needed.|
Borges-Nojosa, D.M. and Lima, D.C. 2001. Dieta de Drymoluber dichrous (Peters, 1863) dos brejos-de-altitude do Estado do Ceara, Brasil (Serpentes, Colubridae). Boletim do Museu Nacional Rio de Janeiro Zoologia: 1-5.
Eterovick, P.C., Carnaval, A.C.O.Q., Borges-Nojosa, D.M., Silvano, D.L., Segalla, M.V. and Sazima, I. 2005. Amphibian declines in Brazil: an overview. Biotropica: 166-179.
Hoogmoed, M.S., Borges, D.M. and Cascon, P. 1994. Three new species of the genus Adelophryne (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from northeastern Brazil, with remarks on the other species of the genus. Zoologischer Mededelinger Leiden: 271-300.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).
|Citation:||Débora Silvano, Diva Borges-Najosa. 2004. Adelophryne maranguapensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56302A11452757.Downloaded on 25 May 2018.|
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