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Paratelmatobius cardosoi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA LEPTODACTYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Paratelmatobius cardosoi
Species Authority: Pombal and Haddad, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: A closely related, but still unnamed, species has been collected from the state of Paraná in southern Brazil (Lourenco et al. 2003).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paulo Garcia
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species from south-eastern Brazil is known from two localities in the Serra do Mar in the state of São Paulo: Boraceia in Salesopolis, and Serra de Paramapiacaba in Santo Andre. Its altitudinal range is 500-800m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: It is common at its two known localities.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in primary and secondary forest, forest clearings and forest edges, where it deposits its eggs in muddy, temporary ponds.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although this species has so far been found only in protected areas, it is almost certainly found in other places, where the major threats to it are probably related to habitat loss due to clear-cutting and tourism.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Both of the localities from which it is known are in protected areas.

Citation: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paulo Garcia 2004. Paratelmatobius cardosoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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