Hydrolaetare schmidti
family: Leptodactylidae

© 2010 Division of Herpetology, University of Kansas (1 of 2)
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: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Peru


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' distribution is in the Amazon basin, from Colombia, Peru and French Guiana to the Amazon River in Brazil. It is rare in French Guiana (Lescure and Marty, 2001). There is a dot-map of its distribution in French Guiana provided in Lescure and Marty (2001). Its altitudinal range is from 0-200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in marshes, swamps, and flooded forest. Lescure and Marty (2001) suggest that males also call from flooded holes. Reproduction is unknown, though it is likely to be by larval development in water.


It is an uncommon to rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many conservation units.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was redescribed as Hydrolaetare schmidti by Gallardo (1963).


Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Claude Gascon 2004. Hydrolaetare schmidti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57084A11567229. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


IUCN Terms of Use