Bokermannohyla alvarengai
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species from the Serra do Espinhaço and Serra do Caraça in southeastern Brazil ranges from the State of Bahia south to the southern part of the State of Minas Gerais. It is a montane species occurring over 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of open, rocky high-altitude grassland that is often found on stones at the edge of brooks and streams. It breeds in permanent streams.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats are habitat degradation due to human settlement, tourism and fire.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Jaime Bertoluci, Débora Silvano 2010. Bokermannohyla alvarengai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55385A11289092. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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