Tepuihyla tuberculosa
Canelos Treefrog
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: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' geographic range is the upper Amazon Basin of western Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its altitudinal range is from 200-600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a canopy species observed in primary forest (Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). It is not recorded from secondary or modified habitat. Nothing further is known about this species, though it is likely to breed in water.


This is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats; it is a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. There is some localized habitat loss to general human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.).

Conservation Actions

Present in El Pure National Park, Colombia and Cuyabeno Reserva de Producción Faunística, Ecuador.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Wilmar Bolívar, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Diego Cisneros-Heredia 2004. Ecnomiohyla tuberculosa. In: IUCN 2014


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