Lysapsus caraya
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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: Brazil


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from a wide area in the Mato Grosso region of central and southern Brazil. It has been recorded between 200 and 400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an aquatic species of open flooded savannah areas, and floating meadows of large rivers. It breeds in the associated waterways.


It is common where it occurs.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No threats are known.

Conservation Actions

It is presumed to be present in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Steffen Reichle 2004. Lysapsus caraya. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55762A11352362. .Downloaded on 14 December 2018


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