Dasypops schirchi

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Dasypops schirchi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Microhylidae
Subfamily: Gastrophryninae
Genus: Dasypops
Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924
Species:
D. schirchi
Binomial name
Dasypops schirchi

Dasypops schirchi (common name: Rio Mutum frog) is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae.[2] It is monotypic within the genus Dasypops.[3] It is endemic to the coastal plain of Espírito Santo and Bahia states of eastern Brazil.[2] Its natural habitats are lowland forests, including secondary forests and forest edges. It is an explosive breeder that breeds in temporary pools. It is potentially threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peixoto, O.L. & Pimenta, B. (2004). "Dasypops schirchi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Dasypops schirchi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Dasypops Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 March 2014.