Stefania marahuaquensis
family: Hemiphractidae
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 species is known only from Cerro Duida and Cerro Marahuaca, in Amazonas State, Venezuela, where it has an altitudinal range of 340-1,200m asl. The limits of its distribution are not known.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on rocks along the forested margins of small streams. It carries its eggs and juveniles on its back, and breeds by direct development.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species' habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

Its range is within Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Celsa SeƱaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Stefania marahuaquensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56029A11413858. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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