Bokermannohyla hylax
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species from the Atlantic forests of coastal southeastern Brazil occurs from the State of Rio de Janeiro, south to the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. It ranges up to 1,000m.asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary and old secondary forest along streams, and is not found in open habitats. It is usually found on the ground or on low vegetation near forest streams. It breeds in streams.


It is reasonably common, but is not abundant.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Some major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, livestock grazing, clear-cutting and human settlement.

This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Dante Pavan 2010. Bokermannohyla hylax. In: IUCN 2014


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