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Osteocephalus oophagus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
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 is known from French Guiana, central Guyana, from Manaus, Amazonas state, east and north of Pará state, Brazil, and then into the department of Guainia, Colombia. It has been recorded up to 100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits lowland tropical rainforest. It lays its eggs in bromeliads, where the larvae also develop. It has oophagous tadpoles.

Population

It is not numerous, but it is a common species. In the Mabura Hill Forest Reserve in Guyana, however, it is the most commonly encountered anuran species (Ernst et al., 2005).

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known significant threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas occur within the range of this species.

Citation

Claudia Azevedo-Ramos 2010. Osteocephalus oophagus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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