Boana latistriata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Caramaschi and Cruz, 2004; genus according to Faivovich J, Haddad CFB, Garcia PCA, Frost DR, Campbell JA, Wheeler WC 2005 Systematic revision of the frog family Hylidae with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 294, 240 pp
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 from two localities in Minas Gerais State in eastern Brazil: from the vicinity of Itatiaia National Park in the Serra da Mantiqueira at around 2,160m asl, and from Marmelópolis Municipality at around 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from montane Atlantic forest, where it is presumed to be a larval developing species, and to use streams for breeding.


No information is currently available regarding its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is threatened by the substantial deforestation and fragmentation of the Atlantic forest in which it occurs. This has arisen due to historical logging and ongoing large-scale clearance for cattle pasture, and crops such as sugar cane, coffee, and exotic trees, as well as for smallholder agriculture.

Conservation Actions

One of the two locations from which this species is known is inside Parque Nacional do Itatiaia.

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 resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Simon Stuart 2006. Hypsiboas latistriatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61778A12540948. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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