Boana leucocheila
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2003, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, Zool., 504: 2

© 2010 Robson W. Ávila (1 of 1)
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: Brazil



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from two sites in Mato Grosso State (Aripuanã and Apiacás) and a single location in Rondônia State (Nova Colina), Brazil. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in the contact zone of the Cerrado savannah ecosystem and the Amazonian rainforest. It presumably breeds in water by larval development, although its breeding habits are not known.


Its population status is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no direct information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Hypsiboas leucocheilus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55536A11328793. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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