Boana buriti
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 the type locality, Buritis, in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, from 500m 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 its habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.

Conservation Actions

It has not been recorded from 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 Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas buriti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55423A11307862. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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