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Dendropsophus bipunctatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
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 occurs in the coastal region of eastern Brazil from the State of Pernambuco, south to the State of Rio de Janeiro. It ranges up to 1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on low vegetation, usually near pools of still water, in open areas, grassland, pastureland, secondary forest, and coastal restinga scrub, but not in primary forest. It breeds in permanent and temporary pools. Reproductive activity has been reported for the months of December to February (Abrunhosa et al., 2006).

Population

It is an extremely abundant species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

It is an adaptable species and does not appear to be facing any threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

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

Citation

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Vanessa Verdade 2010. Dendropsophus bipunctatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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