Dendropsophus werneri
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Faivovich et al. 2005 Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 294;1-240.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species from southern and southeastern Brazil occurs in the States of Sao Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina. It ranges up to 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of flooded areas, such as abandoned rice fields. It is usually found on vegetation near waterbodies. It breeds in temporary and semi-permanent still waterbodies, and also semi-permanent swamps on forest edge. It is not found inside forest.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is a very adaptable species and is not facing any known threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Gilda Andrade, Jaime Bertoluci, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Dendropsophus werneri. In: IUCN 2014


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