Tepuihyla rodriguezi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from La Gran Sabana region, in south-eastern Venezuela, where it has been recorded from 800-1,360m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been suggested that this might be a terrestrial frog that takes refuge inside bromeliads during dry periods. The same plants are inhabited by this species in marshes and shallow pools (2-6cm deep) in savannah grassland, where it calls from Cyperaceae plants. It lays its eggs in ponds where the larvae also develop.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Fires are the only known threat to this species' habitat, which overall is unlikely to be subject to any major threats.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Canaima.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Celsa SeƱaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Tepuihyla rodriguezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56046A11416944. .Downloaded on 13 November 2018


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