Quilticohyla zoque (Canseco-Márquez, Aguilar-López, Luría-Manzano, Pineda-Arredondo, and Caviedes-Solis, 2017)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Quilticohyla > Species: Quilticohyla zoque

Ptychohyla zoque Canseco-Márquez, Aguilar-López, Luría-Manzano, Pineda-Arredondo, and Caviedes-Solis, 2017, Zootaxa, 4317: 280. Holotype: UNAM-MZFC 24004, by original designation. Type locality: "6.5 km SSE Paso del Moral, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexico (17° 10.84' N, 94° 35.13' W; 76 m elevation)".  

Quilticohyla zoque — Faivovich, Pereyra, Luna, Hertz, Blotto, Vásquez-Almazán, McCranie, Sánchez, Baêta, Araujo-Vieira, Köhler, Kubicki, Campbell, Frost, Wheeler, and Haddad, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 24. 

English Names

Zoque Treefrog (original publication). 


Known from evergreen tropical forest at three localities in southern Mexico in the Selva Zoque, two in southern Veracruz (Paso del Moral and Arroyo Zarco), one in extreme southwestern Tabasco near the Veracruz and Chiapas borders, and one in northeastern Oaxaca (Chalchijapa), 76–600 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Ríos-Rodas, Zenteno-Ruiz, Barragán-Vazquez, Canseco-Márquez, and López Luna, 2019, Check List, 15: 1161–1166, provided a record for extreme southwestern Tabasco, Mexico, near the borders of Veracruz and Chiapas. 

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