Hypsiboas fasciatus
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, Ecuador, Peru, Suriname


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Upper Amazon basin in the Guianas, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil, at below 450m asl. It has not been recorded in Venezuela.

Habitat and Ecology

This nocturnal and arboreal frog is usually found throughout primary and secondary lowland and premontane tropical rainforest, and around forest ponds during the rainy season (Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). The eggs are laid in water, and the tadpoles develop there also. At Yasuní National Park in Ecuador, individuals were found in floodable forest and flooded forest (Mauritia flexuosa) on aquatic edges, shrubs, and branches of trees (Ron, 2001). It is also found in savannah ponds with low vegetation surrounding them.


It is common in much of its range and the population is stable.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is present in many protected natural areas in its range. In Peru, it occurs in Parque Nacional Manu, Bahuaja Sonene National Park, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, and Reserva Comunal El Sira. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno, Parque Nacional Yasuní, Reserva Biológica Limoncocha, Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo-Galeras, and Parque Nacional Llanganates.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Javier Icochea, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Hypsiboas fasciatus. In: IUCN 2014


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