Hypsiboas liliae can be found on the Kaieteur Plateau (5 10'51" N, 59, 28'57" W), ca 400 m elevation, and vicinity of Elinkwa River (5 10' 06" N, 59 23' 41" W), ca 550 m elevation, Kaieteur National Park, Potaro-Siparuni district, Guyana (Kok, 2006). The species was also heard calling at the Guyana-Brazil border. It is likely widespread in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. It is found between 400-1200 m elevation (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).
Habitat and Ecology
Hypsiboas liliae can be found in primary forest and edge of primary forest with savannah, in the proximity of large bromeliads. Individuals call from high elevations (above 10-15 m) in trees (Kok, 2006) in the month of March.
This is considered to be a rare species at known sites (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).
No major threats are known for this species.
The species occurs within Kaieteur National Park.
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 to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Hypsiboas liliae was tentatively assigned to the Hypsiboas punctatus group in the original publication. It is diagnosed by its morphological, ecological and advertisement call features (Kok, 2006).
Philippe Kok 2008. Hypsiboas liliae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136169A4254188. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136169A4254188.en .Downloaded on 21 November 2018