Bokermannohyla ahenea
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Napoli MF, Caramaschi U 2004 Two new species of the Hyla circumdata group from Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueira, southeastern Brazil, with description of the advertisement call of Hyla ibitipoca (Anura, Hylidae) Copeia 2004:534-545

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 known only from the vicinity of the type locality, at 510m asl at Campo de Fruticultura da Bocaina, São José do Barreiro Municipality, in the Serro do Mar of São Paulo State, Brazil. It is believed that it might also occur through the Serra do Mar range from Rio de Janeiro almost to Santa Catarina State.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably occurs in montane forest and is thought to be a larval developing species. However, it has only been described from preserved specimens, so there is no direct information available regarding its habitat and ecology.


This species does not appear to be rare.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is thought to be threatened due to changing land use practices in the Atlantic forest where it occurs. This region has been subject to substantial deforestation and fragmentation due to historical logging and ongoing large-scale forest clearance for cattle pasture, and crops such as sugar cane, coffee, and exotic trees, as well as for smallholder agriculture.

Conservation Actions

This species has not been confirmed from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Marcelo Napoli 2006. Bokermannohyla ahenea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61771A12538275. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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