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.
There are no major threats.
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.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55690A11342064.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018