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Dendropsophus gaucheri
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2012 Jean-Pierre Vacher (1 of 2)
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, French Guiana, Suriname

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the type locality, Sinnamary, French Guiana (Lescure and Marty, 2001), and from several localities in the coastal savannah belt in Suriname. A dot-map of the species' distribution is provided in Lescure and Marty (2001). It occurs up to 40m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The species is found in savannah around temporary ponds created in the wet season. It can be found on bushes and in the grass. There is no information on breeding, but it most likely breeds in the ponds.

Population

It is an abundant species that is easy to find in the breeding season.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

It does not appear to be threatened and seems to be unaffected by nomadic livestock farming.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas. More research into the species' ecological requirements is needed.

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

Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Dendropsophus gaucheri. In: IUCN 2014

 

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