Dendropsophus triangulum
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: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species can be found in the Amazon Basin in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, northwestern Bolivia, and Brazil. It occurs up to 800 masl in Ecuador.

Habitat and Ecology

Although this species occurs in primary and secondary tropical rainforest, it most commonly is found around temporary ponds in clearings near forest. This species inhabits a variety of non-forest situations (Duellman, 1978; Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). Reproduction occurs in temporary bodies of water. Eggs are laid out of water, on leaves while tadpoles develop in the water.


It is uncommon throughout most of its range. Can be common in aquiculture ponds in Ecuador.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

Conservation units are present within its range. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo-Galeras, Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno, Reserva Biológica Limoncocha, and Parque Nacional Yasuní.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005). Many colour morphs of this species have been recognized taxonomically.


Azevedo-Ramos, C., Coloma, L.A., Ron, S.R. & Acosta-Galvis, A. 2008. Dendropsophus triangulum. In: IUCN 2014


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