Vitreorana helenae
family: Centrolenidae
subfamily: Centroleninae
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: Guyana, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Quebrada de Jaspe, in La Gran Sabana, Bolívar State, eastern Venezuela. It has an altitudinal range of 700-1,000m asl. It probably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is a tropical rainforest inhabitant that lays eggs on the leaves of overhanging vegetation along streams and rivers. The larvae fall into the stream below, where they develop further.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are significant threats to this species' habitat arising from tourism.

Conservation Actions

Populations of this species are within 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.


Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Vitreorana helenae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55017A11239570. .Downloaded on 11 December 2018


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