Lysapsus laevis
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: Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from southern Guyana and northern Brazil, and from north-central Bolivia. Its apparently fragmented distribution might be a reflection of the taxonomic problems associated with this species. It has an altitudinal range of 150-400m 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 major threats are known.

Conservation Actions

It is presumed to be present in several national parks.

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 laevis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55763A11361974. .Downloaded on 14 November 2018


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