Dendropsophus virolinensis
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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 is known from the vicinity of the type locality in Gámbita, Santander Department on the western slope of the Cordillera Oriental. Its altitudinal range is from 1,750-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs and reproduces in shrubs in flooded pastures, marshes, temporary pools.


It is abundant, and there are many recent records. It appears to be increasing in its population.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, it is common, adaptable, and appears to be increasing.

Taxonomic Notes

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


María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Dendropsophus virolinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55689A11341479. .Downloaded on 13 November 2018


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