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.
There are no major threats.
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.
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 Céspedez 2004. Adenomera diptyx. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56307A11454254. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56307A11454254.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018