Boana ericae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Caramaschi and Cruz, 2000, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, Zool., 422: 2

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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 type locality, Chapada dos Veadeiros, in Goiás State, Brazil, from 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in gallery forests along streams, in which it breeds.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Logging, mining and fires are major threats to its habitat.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within a protected area.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, 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 resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Ulisses Caramaschi, Rogério Bastos, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas ericae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55475A11302121. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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