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Hypsiboas alemani
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Aragua, Cojedes, Falcón and Zulia States, and from the district of Federal, in Venezuela, from 200-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits tropical moist forests. Its breeding habits are unknown, although its larvae presumably develop in water.

Population

It appears to be naturally very rare. In Falcón it might be common in the canopy.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss and degradation due to clearance of the forests.

Conservation Actions

Some populations are within national parks (such as Parque Nacional Juan Crisóstomo Falcón).

Taxonomic Notes

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

Citation

Enrique La Marca, Jesús Manzanilla, Abraham Mijares 2004. Hypsiboas alemani. In: IUCN 2014

 

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