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Hypsiboas fasciatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Hypsiboas fasciatus
Species Authority: (Günther, 1858)
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich, et al., 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Javier Icochea, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in the Upper Amazon basin in the Guianas, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil, at below 450m asl. It has not been recorded in Venezuela.
Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname
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Population [top]

Population: It is common in much of its range and the population is stable.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This nocturnal and arboreal frog is usually found throughout primary and secondary lowland and premontane tropical rainforest, and around forest ponds during the rainy season (Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). The eggs are laid in water, and the tadpoles develop there also. At Yasuní National Park in Ecuador, individuals were found in floodable forest and flooded forest (Mauritia flexuosa) on aquatic edges, shrubs, and branches of trees (Ron, 2001). It is also found in savannah ponds with low vegetation surrounding them.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is present in many protected natural areas in its range. In Peru, it occurs in Parque Nacional Manu, Bahuaja Sonene National Park, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, and Reserva Comunal El Sira. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno, Parque Nacional Yasuní, Reserva Biológica Limoncocha, Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo-Galeras, and Parque Nacional Llanganates.

Citation: Javier Icochea, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Hypsiboas fasciatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 August 2014.
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