Dendropsophus araguaya
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Alto-Araguaya, the type locality on the border of the states of Mato Grosso and Goiás, Brazil, at 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and dam construction.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Ulisses Caramaschi, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano 2004. Dendropsophus araguaya. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55393A11291735. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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