Boana secedens
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 only two localities in south-eastern Brazil: Barro Branco, Duque de Caxias, in the state of Rio de Janeiro (the type locality); and Linhares, in the state of EspĂ­rito Santo.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumed to live in the rainforest and to breed in water.


Its population status is unknown because of the taxonomic problems associated with this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on this species' major threats.

Conservation Actions

The taxonomic identity of this species clearly needs to be resolved.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence 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). The taxonomy of this species is confused and the identity of this species is unclear (Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva pers. comm.).


Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Hypsiboas secedens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T10357A3198388. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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