Hyloxalus cevallosi (Rivero, 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Hyloxalinae > Genus: Hyloxalus > Species: Hyloxalus cevallosi

Colostethus cevallosi Rivero, 1991, Caribb. J. Sci., 27: 7. Holotype: USNM 282648, by original designation. Type locality: "Palanda, E. of Sarayacu, Río Bobonaza (around 700 m), Prov. Pastaza", Ecuador.

Hyloxalus cevallosiGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 168.

English Names

Palanda Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 48).


At elevations of 480-970 m in Pastaza Province on the eastern side of the Andes, Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


See account by Coloma, 1995, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 87: 24. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus cevallosi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 221.

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