Boana xerophylla
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Suriname


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from about 40m asl from the vicinity of the type locality, which is Powakka , Suriname District, Suriname (Goin and Goin 1968).

Habitat and Ecology

The specimens were found in riverine forest along streams in moist savannah. There is no information about its breeding habits, though breeding might take place in streams.


There is no information on the population status of this species, which is known only from two specimens. It has not been recorded since the 1970s but there might not have been sampling of the area since then.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is not within a protected area. More research into the limits of this species' range, its ecological requirements and its population status is needed.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Hypsiboas fuentei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55484A11305047. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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