Dendropsophus joannae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Dendropsophus joannae (Köhler and Lötters, 2001)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the town of Cobija (11° 00' 45''S; 68° 45' 27''W), at 250m asl, in Nicolas Suarez Province, Pando Department, extreme northern Bolivia (close to the border with Peru), and from Riberalta, in Beni Province, Bolivia. It is likely to have a much wider distribution in Bolivia and neighbouring Peru.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of
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Population [top]

Population:It is common at Cobija, although it is hard to find in certain seasons.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is apparently not a forest species, and it has been found in open habitats with tall grass around small ponds and roadside ditches. It is probably well adapted to anthropogenic disturbance, and presumably breeds in ponds and ditches.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Since it is an adaptable species it is not likely to be facing any particular threats at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has not yet been recorded from any protected areas.

Citation: Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler. 2004. Dendropsophus joannae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55521A11324594. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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