Adenomera diptyx
family: Leptodactylidae

© 2003 J. Koehler (1 of 2)

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


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).

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).


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

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

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was removed from the synonymy of Leptodactylus hylaedactylus by De la Riva (1995).


Lucy Aquino, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Esteban Lavilla, Jorge C├ęspedez 2004. Adenomera diptyx. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56307A11454254. .Downloaded on 11 December 2018


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