This species occurs in the Municipio Albán (Granjas Padre Luna) and Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia, at 2,000-2,060m asl. It is expected to occur somewhat more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives on shrubs in flooded grassland, pastures, marshes, and temporary pools. It presumably breeds in pools.
It is abundant, with many recent records.
There are no known threats to this species.
It does not occur in any protected area (although it does occur in a forest reserve where protection is minimal).
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita 2004. Dendropsophus padreluna. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55584A11323080. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55584A11323080.en