Dendropsophus imitator
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, Lago Codajás, situated north of the main stream of the Amazon between Manaus and Teffé in Amazonas State, Brazil.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information on the habitat and ecological requirements of this species, but it is likely to be a lowland rainforest species that breeds by larval development in water.


Its population status is unknown, and there have been no records since it was discovered.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

There are protected areas within its range.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is considered incertae sedis, and is presently left in the genus Hyla pending resolution (Faivovich et al. 2005). The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos 2004. Hyla imitator. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55511A11321561. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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