Osteocephalus leoniae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species’ can be found in eastern premontane slopes of central Peru. It can be found at elevations of 730-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is an arboreal species of primary tropical moist forest. A phytotelm, breeding occurs in bromeliads. It is not present in degraded areas.


It is locally common in good habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Because of the large areas of suitable habitat still available to this species there are no major threats. There is some habitat loss through different human activities, principally agriculture (crops and ranching).

Conservation Actions

This species might occur in Yanachaga Chemillen National Park. Possible conservation measures could include the extension of existing protected areas.


Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer 2004. Osteocephalus leoniae. In: IUCN 2014


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