Hypsiboas multifasciatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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  hear Fonozoo call

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, French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in Monagas, Bolivar and Amazonas states in Venezuela; the Amazon basin in the Guianas and Amapá, northern Pará and northern Maranhao states, Brazil, at 0-1,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This nocturnal tree frog is found in open environments, grasslands, and Cerrado with scattered trees. In the Gran Sabana region, Venezuela, this species has been found in gallery forests in savannah, where it calls from trees, ferns and low bushes along a road cut, as well as from marginal vegetation of permanent lagoons and backwaters of slow-flowing rivers. The eggs are laid in water, and the tadpoles develop there also.


It is an abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Conservation units are present within its range.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Enrique La Marca, Gilda Andrade, Marinus Hoogmoed 2004. Hypsiboas multifasciatus. In: IUCN 2014


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