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Dendropsophus stingi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is found on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental in Boyacá Department, Colombia, at elevations of 2,000-2,020m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs and reproduces in shrubs in flooded pastures, marshes, and temporary pools.

Population

This species is abundant and there are many recent records. Some populations even appear to be increasing.

Population Trend

Increasing

Major Threats

There are no current major threats; however, its small range renders it susceptible to stochastic threatening processes.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species considering its small range.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously included in the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).

Citation

María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Dendropsophus stingi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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