Dendropsophus acreanus
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: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' geographic range is Western Brazil (Acre, Amazonas and Rondonia), northeastern Bolivia, and southeastern Peru. Its altitudinal range is from 200-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The habitat is lowland and premontane moist tropical forest. Generally, it is found in the understorey vegetation; it is a typical forest edge species. Breeding takes place in temporary pools. This species increases in number when habitats are disturbed, although it does require some nearby bushes and other low vegetation.


A common species, it is increasing in distribution in vegetation along newly constructed roads.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is present in numerous protected areas in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Javier Icochea 2004. Dendropsophus acreanus. In: IUCN 2014


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