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.
There are no major threats.
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.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55689A11341479.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018