Hyloxalus lehmanni (Silverstone, 1971)

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

Colostethus lehmanni Silverstone, 1971, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 215: 3. Holotype: LACM 44156, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia: Antioquia: Santa Rita (near Río Nare), 1890-1910 m".

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

English Names

Lehmann's Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).


Western and Central Cordilleras from Colombia (Antioquia) to Ecuador (Cotopaxi and Las Pampas provinces), 1460 to 2120 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


See account by Coloma, 1995, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 87: 38, and comments by Grant and Castro-Herrera, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 390. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus lehmanni) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 613. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 100–101, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. 

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