Boana goiana
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 is known from the central plateau of Goiás and the Federal District and southeastern Minas Gerais state, Brazil. It has been recorded from 600-1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in small streams in gallery forests, where they also breed. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and the construction of dams are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, 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 Hypsiboas (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Paula Cabral Eterovick, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas goianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55490A11307723. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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