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Dendropsophus padreluna
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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  hear call (3638.6K WAV file)

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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: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in the Municipio Albán (Granjas Padre Luna) and Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia, at 2,000-2,060m asl. It is expected to occur somewhat more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on shrubs in flooded grassland, pastures, marshes, and temporary pools. It presumably breeds in pools.

Population

It is abundant, with many recent records.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected area (although it does occur in a forest reserve where protection is minimal).

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

Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita 2004. Dendropsophus padreluna. In: IUCN 2014

 

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