Hyloxalus sauli (Edwards, 1974)

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

Colostethus sauli Edwards, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 30: 10. Holotype: KU 122217, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia, 340 m, Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

Hyloxalus sauliGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 169.

English Names

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


Between 220 and 800 m above sea level, on the eastern Andean slopes of Ecuador in Sucumbíos, Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza provinces, and Colombia in Departamento de Putumayo.


Placed in the Hyloxalus bocagei complex by Páez-Vacas, Coloma, and Santos, 2010, Zootaxa, 2711: 1-75, who (pp. 45-47) provided an account. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 123–124, provided a brief account and characterization of the call and tadpole. 

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