|Scientific Name:||Physalaemus atlanticus|
|Species Authority:||Haddad & Sazima, 2004|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Neil Cox, Simon Stuart|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)|
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from fewer than five locations.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the municipality of Ubatuba, on the northern coast of São Paulo State, Brazil. All specimens collected and observed were at an altitude of 0-50m asl. It probably has a genuinely restricted distribution that is characteristic of the Physalaemus signifer group to which it belongs.|
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|Population:||The population status of this species is unknown.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is associated with ponds or leaf-litter of the coastal plain in the Atlantic rainforest. It reproduces on the forest floor near places that are prone to flooding. The eggs are laid in a foam nest built on the water surface, and are anchored to the margins of ponds, or alternatively, on the wet leaf-litter close to the ponds.|
|Major Threat(s):||The major threats to this species are not known, but it might be affected by localized forest loss.|
|Conservation Actions:||It has been collected in the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar. There is a need for further survey work to determine, and monitor, the population status of this species.|
Haddad. C.F.B. and Sazima, I. 2004. A new species of Physalaemus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic forest in southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa: 1-12.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
|Citation:||Neil Cox, Simon Stuart 2004. Physalaemus atlanticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.|