Dendropsophus oliveirai
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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 from eastern and northeastern Brazil ranges from Prado in the south of the State of Bahia north to Brejo da Madre de Deus in the State of Pernambuco and to Crato in the State of Ceara.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of dry Caatinga savannah, living on low vegetation near waterbodies. It breeds in temporary or permanent pools.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, livestock grazing, and fire.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, 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 Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005). It is probably a complex of more than one species.


Rogério Bastos, Gabriel Skuk 2004. Dendropsophus oliveirai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55580A11322033. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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