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Dendropsophus elianeae
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 Cerrados of southwestern Brazil in the states of Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo. It possibly also occurs in adjacent Paraguay, but there are no records from there yet. It has been recorded around 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds, in open areas. It presumably breeds in ponds. It is not known whether or not it adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.

Population

It is a locally common species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and dam construction are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

It is known to occur in at least one protected area (Parque Nacional do Pantanal).

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

Ulisses Caramaschi, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Dendropsophus elianeae. In: IUCN 2014

 

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