Dendropsophus walfordi
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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widespread in central Amazonia, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in natural and artificial temporary ponds, forest edges, open areas, pastures, urban areas, and river edges. Its eggs and tadpoles develop in the water.


It is very abundant.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats.

Conservation Actions

Conservation units are present within its range

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, 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 Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005). It was removed from the synonymy of Dendropsophus nanus by Langone and Basso (1987) and De la Riva, Márquez and Bosch (1997).


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos 2004. Dendropsophus walfordi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55690A11342064. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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