Stefania oculosa
family: Hemiphractidae
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: Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is restricted to the type locality, the Jaua tepui, in Bolívar State, Venezuela, at an altitude of 1,600m asl (04° 49' 55''N; 64° 25' 59''W), although the limits of its distribution are not known.

Habitat and Ecology

This species was found on rocks in a fast-flowing cascading stream, and it is known to reproduce by direct development, and to carry its eggs and juveniles on its back. It was found to be sympatric with Stefania percristata.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to its habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within Parque Nacional Jaua-Sarisariñama.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This genus has recently been moved from the family Hylidae (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Celsa Señaris, Ross MacCulloch, Enrique La Marca 2004. Stefania oculosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56030A11414440. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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