Stefania riae
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 the summit of Cerro Sarisariñama, from 1,000-1,400m asl, in the state of Bolívar, in Venezuela. The limits of its distribution are not known.

Habitat and Ecology

Like other members of the genus, it is probably found on rocks and vegetation along streams on top of tepuis. It carries its eggs and juveniles on its back and breeds by direct development


There is no information on the population status of this species, which is only known from the type series.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to its habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within Parque Nacional Jaua-Sarisariñama.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on 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 Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Stefania riae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56032A11414889. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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