Hypsiboas beckeri
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Caramaschi and Cruz 2004;Faivovich J, Haddad CFB, Garcia PCA, Frost DR, Campbell JA, Wheeler WC 2005 Systematic revision of the frog family Hylidae with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 294, 240 pp

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status Data Deficient
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality at 1,200m asl in the Poços de Caldas region of Minas Gerais State, eastern Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from montane Atlantic forest. It is presumed to be a larval developer, and to use streams for breeding.


No information is currently available regarding its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Its habitat in the Atlantic forest in which it occurs is threatened by substantial deforestation and fragmentation due to historical logging and ongoing large-scale clearance for cattle pasture, and crops such as sugar cane, coffee, and exotic trees, as well as for smallholder agriculture.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Simon Stuart 2006. Hypsiboas beckeri. In: IUCN 2014


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