Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Hyla imitator
Species Authority: (Barbour and Dunn, 1921)
Taxonomic Notes: This species is considered incertae sedis, and is presently left in the genus Hyla pending resolution (Faivovich et al. 2005). The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Lago Codajás, situated north of the main stream of the Amazon between Manaus and Teffé in Amazonas State, Brazil.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is unknown, and there have been no records since it was discovered.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on the habitat and ecological requirements of this species, but it is likely to be a lowland rainforest species that breeds by larval development in water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are protected areas within its range.

Citation: Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos. 2004. Hyla imitator. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55511A11321561. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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