Dendropsophus riveroi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

  hear Fonozoo call (#1)
  hear Fonozoo call (#2)

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: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Upper Amazon Basin of southern Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and western Brazil. Its altitudinal range is around 100-200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This tree frog is generally found on branches in secondary and primary tropical rainforest, congregating for breeding in temporary ponds and swampy areas. Presumably, eggs and tadpoles develop in these waterbodies. It is an adaptable species and also occurs in degraded habitats and pastureland.


It is not an abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats, a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining.

Conservation Actions

Found in many protected areas including three in Colombia; three in Ecuador; several conservation units in Brazil; and Parque Nacional Manu in Peru.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Marinus Hoogmoed 2004. Dendropsophus riveroi. In: IUCN 2014


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