Boana marginata
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 in northern Rio Grande do Sul and southern Santa Catarina states, southern Brazil, at 500-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on forested mountain slopes, inhabiting streams with clear running water. The clutch is fixed to vegetation hanging into the water.


It is common and the population is stable.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Water pollution and habitat loss due to deforestation and cattle ranching are threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several parks and protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of large range of distribution 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).


D├ębora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas marginatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55547A11330435. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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