Boana dentei
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 is known only from the type locality in the Serra do Navio, in the state of Amapá, in Brazil north of the Amazon Delta, and in neighbouring French Guiana. It has been recorded from sea level up to 200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in the understorey vegetation of lowland tropical rainforest. Males call from above water (ponds and small rivulets), and the eggs are laid in the water, where the tadpoles also hatch and develop.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes 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 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).


Philippe Gaucher, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2004. Hypsiboas dentei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55467A11315550. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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