Dendropsophus leucophyllatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Dendropsophus leucophyllatus (Beireis, 1783)
Common Name(s):
French Rainette À Bandeau
Hyla favosa Cope, 1886
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: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Robert Reynolds, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
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 "Amazon Basin (Guianas, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil) " (Frost, 2000), at less than 600m asl. A dot-map of its distribution in French Guiana is provided in Lescure and Marty (2001).
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname
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Population [top]

Population:This species ranges from uncommon to common.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This frog is usually found at night on leaves and branches around ponds in tropical rainforest or open areas (Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994). In Santa Cecilia, Ecuador, individuals were found in secondary forest (Duellman, 1978). It also occurs in Cerrado and gallery forest in northeastern Maranhao, Brazil. Eggs are laid out of the water on leaves; and the tadpoles develop in the water.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species. It is sometimes found in the international pet trade but at levels that do not currently constitute a major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Many conservation units occur within its range. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Parque Nacional Yasuní and Reserva Biológica Limoncocha.

Citation: Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Robert Reynolds, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron. 2004. Dendropsophus leucophyllatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55537A11328895. . Downloaded on 19 October 2017.
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