Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is known from the lowland coastal forests of the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Paraná, and from northern Santa Catarina State, Brazil. It occurs at very low elevations.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found in secondary and primary forest on leaves near the ground and in bogs. It breeds in rain pools on the ground. It is not known to occur in anthropogenic habitats.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Dendrophryniscus leucomystax

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 11
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ulisses Caramaschi, Magno Vicente Segalla

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)

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Justification
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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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Population

Population
It is a very common species.

Population Trend
Decreasing
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Threats

Major Threats
Clear-cutting of forests, and large-scale livestock farming is an increasing threat within the range of the species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The species' occurs within several protected areas, mainly within its northern range. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.
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Wikipedia

Dendrophryniscus leucomystax

Dendrophryniscus leucomystax is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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