Males 31-35 mm,
females 33-37 mm. The dorsum is
transparent green with small yellow
spots and smaller red spots. The
ventral surface is bluish anteriorely and
yellowish green posteriorely. The iris is
silver-orange. There is a dark blue
membrane above the eye.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Occurs throughout the Reserva Florestal Adolpho Ducke in Brazil, especially in
inundated areas and seepages near streams.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The species is arboreal, nocturnal, and frequently found in wetland near streams in forest. Reproduction occurs throughout the year, with a peak in
the rainy season from November to May. Males frequently call from hidden positions under leaves. The females deposit about 400 eggs in ponds that are normally near streams. The tadpoles are dispersed and hide in the leaf litter in ponds.
Cochranella oyampiensis differs in having a
transparent belly, greenish iris, and T shaped
discs on the tips of fingers.
Originally submitted by: Albertina P. Lima, William E. Magnusson, Marcelo Menin, Luciana K. Erdtmann, Domingos J. Rodrigues, Claudia Keller, Walter Hödl (first posted 2007-11-21)
Edited by: Michelle Koo (2021-01-18)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2021 Boana cinerascens <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/807> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 29, 2023.
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