Dendropsophus mathiassoni
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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widely distributed east of the Colombian Andes in Meta, Casanare, Cundinamarca, and Arauca Departments, between 280–800 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in wet savannas near waterbodies. It appears to require open situations and is very common in transformed habitats (Lynch 2006). It is tolerant of severe human impacts and it reproduces in seasonal and permanent pools. It is presumed to breed by larval development based on information from congeners.


It is an abundant species and the population is considered to be stable.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species, and it occurs in very disturbed and polluted areas. If Lithobates catesbeianus is introduced to its range, the population might suffer.

Conservation Actions

There are no conservation measures needed for this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, and presumed large population.

Taxonomic Notes

It might be conspecific with Dendropsophus microcephalus.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Dendropsophus mathiassoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T55550A61399894. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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