Dendropsophus novaisi
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 from just two localities in eastern Brazil: Pedra Azul in northern Minas Gerais State, and Maracas in central Bahia State. It presumably occurs more widely than this.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in dry Caatinga (thorn forest) savannah, and in rock outcrops. It presumably breeds in temporary ponds.


It is very poorly known, and there is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are probably related to habitat loss due to agricultural development, livestock grazing and fire.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Dendropsophus novaisi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55578A11321218. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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