Hypsiboas liliae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Kok, 2006 Bull. Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belqique, Biol., 76: 192
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guyana


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Hypsiboas liliae can be found on the Kaieteur Plateau (5 10'51" N, 59, 28'57" W), ca 400 m elevation, and vicinity of Elinkwa River (5 10' 06" N, 59 23' 41" W), ca 550 m elevation, Kaieteur National Park, Potaro-Siparuni district, Guyana (Kok, 2006). The species was also heard calling at the Guyana-Brazil border. It is likely widespread in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. It is found between 400-1200 m elevation (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).

Habitat and Ecology

Hypsiboas liliae can be found in primary forest and edge of primary forest with savannah, in the proximity of large bromeliads. Individuals call from high elevations (above 10-15 m) in trees (Kok, 2006) in the month of March.


This is considered to be a rare species at known sites (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

The species occurs within Kaieteur National Park.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Taxonomic Notes

Hypsiboas liliae was tentatively assigned to the Hypsiboas punctatus group in the original publication. It is diagnosed by its morphological, ecological and advertisement call features (Kok, 2006).


Philippe Kok 2008. Hypsiboas liliae. In: IUCN 2014


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