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Dendropsophus nanus
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: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs from northeastern Brazil southward through central Paraguay, northern Argentina, eastern Bolivia, to extreme southern Brazil, Uruguay, and the La Plata Basin in Argentina, at 0-1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on herbaceous vegetation at the edge of standing water. It is an unspecialized species that occurs in many habitat types including tropical rainforest and open areas (Amazonian savannah and disturbed areas). It breeds in temporary waterbodies. It also adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.

Population

It is very common.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas. Taxonomy research is needed to resolve the species complex.

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 is definitely a complex of more than one species.

Citation

Steffen Reichle, Lucy Aquino, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Rogério Bastos 2004. Dendropsophus nanus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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