Dendropsophus rhea
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 is known only from the type locality, Pirassununga, in São Paulo State, Brazil. It most likely occurs in a larger area, but this area has been poorly sampled. It has been recorded from around 600-700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on the top of blades of grass in savannahs, and breeds in temporary and permanent ponds.


This is a very common species where it is known to occur.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats to this species are thought to be fire and agricultural pollution.

Conservation Actions

Its type locality is within a protected area.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Dendropsophus rhea. In: IUCN 2014


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