Osteocephalus alboguttatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2004 Ryan Sawby (1 of 1)
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: Ecuador


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Amazonian Ecuador, below 600m asl. It probably occurs more widely, and perhaps also in neighbouring countries.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits Eastern Cordillera real montane forest and Napo moist forests in the Eastern Tropical Altitudinal Zone. At Santa Cecilia, although it was found in a wide variety of habitats including clearings, banana groves, swamps, and primary forest, most individuals were in secondary growth forest, where they were found on low vegetation at night. It is a larval developer.


It is a locally abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging, are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Yasuni and Reserva Biólogica Limoncocha.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Ana Almendáriz, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Osteocephalus alboguttatus. In: IUCN 2014


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