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Hyla surinamensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyla surinamensis
Species Authority: Daudin, 1802
Taxonomic Notes: This species was regarded as a nomen dubium by Nieden (1923). No type specimen has been designated; it is known only from an illustration in a book.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: There is no indication of the type locality of this species in the literature. It is not known whether or not it is from Suriname, even though the name might imply this. It is known only from an illustration drawn in the 1700s.
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on its population status.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Nothing is known about its habitat and ecology.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Hyla surinamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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