Physalaemus albonotatus
family: Leptodactylidae

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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: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Mato Grosso and Mata Grosso do Sul in Brazil, Paraguay, the eastern lowlands of Bolivia, and northern Argentina. Its altitudinal range is 0-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the ground near semi-permanent or temporary waterbodies or flooded grasslands where it breeds. It also breeds in temperate ponds and roadside ditches. It adapts very well to human disturbance, pollution and agricultural activities (including pesticide usage).


It is common and stable in Argentina.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, 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 is a sibling species of Physalaemus cuvieri and Physalaemus cuqui. It is probably a complex of more than one species.


Lucy Aquino, Steffen Reichle, D├ębora Silvano, Jose Langone 2004. Physalaemus albonotatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57239A11607238. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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