Osteocephalus buckleyi
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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Amazon Basin from Amapá, Brazil, through the Guianas, Venezuela (Amazonas State), to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia. There is a need for better documentation of the geographical range of the species, especially in Venezuela. Its altitudinal range is up to 1,200m asl in Ecuador.

Habitat and Ecology

Old and second growth rainforest. Reproduction in narrow permanent waterbodies (streams/igarapes) inside tropical moist rainforest; frogs call from understorey vegetation along the streams.


Uncommon and somewhat locally distributed in range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is assumed that agriculture practices, habitat degradation, logging and habitat fragmentation might have some effect on local populations. But overall, it is unlikely to be significantly affected across its wide range, much of which experiences minimal human impact.

Conservation Actions

There are many protected areas within the range of distribution of this species.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is probably a complex of more than one species.


Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Osteocephalus buckleyi. In: IUCN 2014


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