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Hypsiboas sibleszi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2006 César L. Barrio Amorós (1 of 2)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guyana, Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in the state of Bolívar in Venezuela, and in the adjacent portion of western Guyana (Mt Ayanganna and Paramakatoi), from 500-1,850m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits tropical rainforests, where it is found on leaves of low herbaceous plants and bushes usually over slow moving streams. Males have been found on exposed bedrock in streams of gallery forests and calling from marginal vegetation at heights up to 3m above the water. The eggs are laid in pools and slow moving streams, where the larvae also develop.

Population

It appears to be a common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

There are no major threats to the species overall at present, since it occurs in a region where there are minimal impacts to its habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several 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). This form is a complex of more than one species (some of the western populations appear to be a different taxon).

Citation

Marinus Hoogmoed, Celsa Señaris, Ross MacCulloch 2004. Hypsiboas sibleszi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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