Boana leptolineata
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 occurs on the Araucaria plateau; Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná and Santa Catarina states; Brazil; at 800-1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in open savannah, and it is absent from closed-canopy forest. It is mainly found in the backwaters of small streams, and in the seasonal and permanent pools where it reproduces.


It is abundant and the population is stable.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Water pollution is a localised threat to this species. It is, however, fairly adaptable to habitat disturbance and very good at dispersing.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several parks and protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, 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).


Paulo Garcia, Magno Vicente Segalla, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas leptolineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55535A11328680. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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