Hyloscirtus estevesi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Faivovich J, Haddad CFB, Garcia PCA, Frost DR, Campbell JA, Wheeler WC 2005 Systematic revision of the frog family Hylidae with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 294, 240 pp
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 taxon has been recorded from a non-specific locality in the Mérida Andes, in western Venezuela, at 2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

There are no details regarding its habitat and ecological requirements, although it presumably breeds in water by larval development.


Its population status is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known currently to occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously placed in the family Centrolenidae in the genus Centrolene, but it has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hyloscirtus in the family Hylidae. It might be a junior synonym of another species, but is retained here as a full species until its taxonomic status is resolved (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Enrique La Marca 2004. Hyloscirtus estevesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54909A11220935. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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