|Scientific Name:||Osteocephalus leprieurii|
|Species Authority:||(Duméril and Bibron, 1841)|
Osteocephalus ayarzaguenai Gorzula and Señaris, 1997 "1996"
|Taxonomic Notes:||A taxonomic revision of this species is needed. We follow Jungfer and Hödl (2002) in considering Osteocephalus ayarzaguenai Gorzula and Señaris, 1997 "1996", to be a synonym of O. leprieurii.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Enrique La Marca, Robert Reynolds, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Abraham Mijares, Celsa Señaris|
|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, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species can be found in the Amazon basin, in the Guianas and the upper Amazon Basin in Venezuela (Amazonas and Bolivar states), Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, and western Brazil. A dot-map of distribution in French Guiana is provided in Lescure and Marty (2001). This species has an altitudinal range of sea level to 860m asl.|
Native:Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Population:||This species can be considered as uncommon to common. It is not frequent in French Guiana (Lescure and Marty, 2001).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is in an arboreal species found in primary and secondary forests (often along rivers) and border of forest, usually at heights of up to 1.5m. It is associated with savannahs in Suriname. For reproduction, the species employs temporary ponds.|
|Major Threat(s):||Although there are no major threats to this species, it is threatened locally in Venezuela by illegal mining, and water pollution from the mining is a threat to the species' habitat.|
|Conservation Actions:||Some populations are within protected areas.|
|Citation:||Enrique La Marca, Robert Reynolds, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Abraham Mijares, Celsa Señaris 2010. Osteocephalus leprieurii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.|