|Scientific Name:||Adenomera marmorata|
|Species Authority:||Steindachner, 1867|
Leptodactylus marmorata Steindachner, 1867
Leptodactylus marmoratus (Steindachner, 1867)
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species is a complex of several cryptic species. Kwet (2007) recently removed Leptodactylus nanus from the synonymy with Leptodactylus marmoratus.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species from southeastern Brazil occurs in the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Paraná. Populations in the states of Espírito Santo (Almeida and Angulo, 2006) and Santa Catarina (Kwet, 2007) were recently found not to be conspecific with Leptodactylus marmoratus. The species ranges up to 1200 masl.|
Native:Brazil (Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo)
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|Population:||It is a very common species. It experienced a population decline at Estação Biológica de Boracéia, but has since rebounded and is abundant again.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a diurnal species that lives on the ground in primary and secondary forest, and also in clearings and on the forest edge, as well as in gardens. Males commonly call from the ground under vegetation in the late afternoons. The eggs are laid on the ground; tadpoles live and develop in the leaf-litter outside water.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, clear-cutting and human settlement.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in many protected areas.|
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|Citation:||Ariadne Angulo 2010. Adenomera marmorata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.|
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