Boana microderma
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Faivovich J, Haddad CFB, Garcia PCA, Frost DR, Campbell JA, Wheeler WC 2005 Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 294:1-240.

  hear Fonozoo call

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, Colombia, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Upper Amazon Basin in southeastern Colombia (in the departments of Vaupés and Amazonas), adjacent Amazonas State, and western Acre State, Brazil, and in northeastern Peru. It has been recorded between 100-250m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The species was recorded from primary forest. It is presumably a stream breeder, like other species in the genus. It has not been recorded from disturbed habitats.


It is not a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Smallholder farming and logging are localized threats to the habitat of this species, however there are no major threats to the species overall survival at present.

Conservation Actions

This species is known from El Puré National Park and Amacayacu National Park in Colombia. The species is present in Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor and Reserva Extrativista do Alto Juruá, Acre State, Brazil. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, 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 Hypsiboas (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Wilmar Bolívar, Ruth Amanda Estupinan, Marinus Hoogmoed, Claude Gascon 2004. Hypsiboas microderma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55559A11318010. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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