Dendropsophus mathiassoni
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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widely distributed east of the Colombian Andes in Meta, Casanare, Cundinamarca, and Arauca Departments, at 280-800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in wet savannahs near waterbodies. It appears to require open situations and accordingly is very common in transformed habitats (Lynch, 2006). It is tolerant of severe human impacts and it reproduces in seasonal and permanent pools.


It is an abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It occurs in very disturbed and polluted areas. If Lithobates catesbeianus is introduced to its range, the population might suffer.

Conservation Actions

There are no conservation measures needed for this species.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Jose Vicente Rueda, Fernando Castro, Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Wilmar Bolívar 2010. Dendropsophus mathiassoni. In: IUCN 2014


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