Dendropsophus rossalleni
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: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widely distributed in the upper Amazon basin. It was recorded from Brazil (Acre, Amazonas and Pará); Colombia (Amazonas); Ecuador and Peru (Loreto and Huanuco). Its altitudinal range is below 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Found on branches and low vegetation in primary and secondary tropical moist forest. Eggs are deposited out of the water on leaves; tadpoles develop in temporary waterbodies. It may occur in lightly disturbed habitat.


It is more common in the central Amazon; it is less common in Colombia and Peru.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats, a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.) and logging (clear-cutting and possibly selective).

Conservation Actions

In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Reserva Biológica Limoncocha, and Parque Nacional Yasuní. It possibly occurs in Alto Purus in Peru. It was recorded from Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu in Colombia. In Brazil, it is present in a number of conservation units.

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 2004. Dendropsophus rossalleni. In: IUCN 2014


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