Dendropsophus jimi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs only in the Cerrado biome in the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, in Brazil. It occurs up to 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the upper parts of low vegetation, and inhabits springs, streams, and marshes, where it also breeds. It also adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Logging and dam construction are major threats to the species' habitat.

Conservation Actions

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


Ulisses Caramaschi, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Débora Silvano 2004. Dendropsophus jimi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55520A11324324. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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