Stefania tamacuarina
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: Brazil, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Pico Tamacuari, in the Sierra Tapirapecó, at altitudes of 1,160-1,270m asl, in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It probably has a wider distribution than is known, but this requires confirmation.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a montane nocturnal frog that was found at a helipad clearing in ridge-top forest, and in low vegetation near a forested stream in the drainage of the north base of Pico Tamacuari. Adults carry the eggs and juveniles on their back, where they develop directly.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species' habitat at present.

Conservation Actions

It is protected in Parque Nacional Parima-Tapirapecó.

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, Enrique La Marca 2004. Stefania tamacuarina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56038A11415773. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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