Dendropsophus padreluna
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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  hear call (3638.6K WAV file)

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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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Municipio Albán (Granjas Padre Luna) and Laguna de Pedro Palo, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia, at 2,000-2,060m asl. It is expected to occur somewhat more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on shrubs in flooded grassland, pastures, marshes, and temporary pools. It presumably breeds in pools.


It is abundant, with many recent records.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected area (although it does occur in a forest reserve where protection is minimal).

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and does not appear to be in decline.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita 2004. Dendropsophus padreluna. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55584A11323080. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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