Boana roraima
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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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: Guyana, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the forested slopes of Mount Roraima and Mount Ayanganna in west-central Guyana, where it has been recorded from 1,430-1,500m asl. It is likely to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found along streams and elsewhere in the forest, both on the forest floor and in the higher foliage. There is no information available on its breeding habits, though reproduction is likely to take place in streams.


This is a relatively abundant species locally.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species, and the known localities are in undisturbed, remote areas.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species is not within any protected areas. More research into its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements, and population status is needed.

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 Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Hypsiboas roraima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55631A11344540. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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