Hypsiboas albopunctatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Hypsiboas albopunctatus (Spix, 1824)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005). It is a complex of more than one species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-05
Assessor(s): Aquino, L., Bastos, R., Kwet, A., Reichle, S., Silvano, D., Azevedo-Ramos, C., Scott, N. & Baldo, D.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in central, southern and southeastern Brazil, including Rondonia state; in extreme eastern Bolivia; in the drainages and the mouth of the Río Paraná, in Corrientes, Entre Ríos and Buenos Aires provinces, Argentina; in the oriental region of Paraguay; and in the northernmost part of Uruguay. The elevational range for this species is zero to 2,000 m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Paraguay; Uruguay
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):2000
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Population [top]

Population:It is common throughout most of its range, except in Paraguay.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a widespread, generalist species. It occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in tropical rainforest and in open areas. It breeds in permanent and temporary pools. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance, and it is commonly seen in human settlements and in disturbed environments.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture could be affecting the species in Paraguay. This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in São Paulo state, Brazil (Toledo et al. 2006).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas. A taxonomic review to resolve the status of the species complex is needed.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: Reformatted names of assessor(s), reviewer(s), contributor(s), facilitator(s) and/or compiler(s). Corrected formatting of references in text and Bibliography.

Citation: Aquino, L., Bastos, R., Kwet, A., Reichle, S., Silvano, D., Azevedo-Ramos, C., Scott, N. & Baldo, D. 2010. Hypsiboas albopunctatus (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55378A86178507. . Downloaded on 15 August 2018.
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