Adenomera diptyx


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Adenomera diptyx
Species Authority: (Boettger, 1885)
Leptodactylus diptyx Boettger, 1885
Taxonomic Notes: This species was removed from the synonymy of Leptodactylus hylaedactylus by De la Riva (1995).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Lucy Aquino, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Esteban Lavilla, Jorge Céspedez
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 broad range of habitats, 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 is found in the Lower Chaco and oriental region of Paraguay; eastern lowlands of Santa Cruz (Bolivia); northern Argentina (Chaco, Formosa, Corrientes, Entre Rios, and Misiones Provinces). Its altitudinal range is from 50-900m asl. Argentinian populations were assigned to this species by De La Riva (1996).
Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Paraguay
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It can be found in open areas, breeding close to flooded grassland and temporary ponds. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance (and even found in gardens).
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas. This taxon needs taxonomic revision.

Citation: Lucy Aquino, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Esteban Lavilla, Jorge Céspedez 2004. Adenomera diptyx. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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