Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is widespread in Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), including Ile de la Gonâve, Ile-à-Vache, Ile Grande Cayemite, Ile de la Tortue, and Isla Saona. It has been found from sea level up to 2,000 m asl.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It is arboreal; males call from bushes and eggs are laid in standing water. It occurs anywhere near water in forests and anthropogenic open areas. It is an opportunistic breeder in any temporary or permanent standing waterbodies.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2014

Assessor/s
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group

Reviewer/s
Luedtke, J.

Contributor/s
Hedges, B., Garcia Moreno, J., Hernández, M. & Inchaustegui, S.

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

History
  • 2004
    Least Concern
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Population

Population
It is an abundant, ubiquitous species on Hispaniola.
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Threats

Major Threats
It has no apparent threats.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It occurs in many protected areas. It is recommended to set up a program to monitor its populations.
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Wikipedia

Hispaniolan common tree frog

The Hispaniolan common tree frog or Dominican tree frog (Osteopilus dominicensis) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family endemic to the island of Hispaniola. It is found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.[2]

Hispaniolan common tree frog is an abundant, ubiquitous species on Hispaniola, found from sea level up to 2,000 m (6,600 ft) asl. It occurs anywhere near water in forests and anthropogenic open areas. It breeds in standing bodies water, both temporary and permanent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hedges, B., Inchaustegui, S. & Hernandez, M. (2004). "Osteopilus dominicensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Osteopilus dominicensis (Tschudi, 1838)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
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