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Osteocephalus heyeri
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
 
Species Description: Faivovich et al., 2005 Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 294:1-240.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Peru

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Amazonas Department in Tarapaca/Leticia and Río Pure, Colombia. 100-200m asl. It is believed to occur much more widely, and it will probably be found in neighbouring Brazil and Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in bromeliads in lowland rainforest and is arboreal and nocturnal. It reproduces in bromeliads and tree holes.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

It suffers some habitat loss in the southern part of the range. Most of the range is unthreatened.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in El Pure National Park.

Citation

Jose Vicente Rueda, Andrés Acosta-Galvis 2004. Osteocephalus heyeri. In: IUCN 2014

 

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