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Hypsiboas leucocheilus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
 
Species Description: Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2003, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, Zool., 504: 2

© 2010 Robson W. Ávila (1 of 1)
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: Brazil

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from two sites in Mato Grosso State (Aripuanã and Apiacás) and a single location in Rondônia State (Nova Colina), Brazil. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in the contact zone of the Cerrado savannah ecosystem and the Amazonian rainforest. It presumably breeds in water by larval development, although its breeding habits are not known.

Population

Its population status is not known.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There is no direct information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it occurs in 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).

Citation

Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Hypsiboas leucocheilus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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