Hyloxalus toachi (Coloma, 1995)

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

Colostethus toachi Coloma, 1995, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 87: 52. Holotype: QCAZ 1437, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Gloria, 15 km NW Alluriquín (5 km NW of La Florida), 0° 15′ S, 79° 01′ W, 950 m, Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador".

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

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 200-1410 m in northwestern Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus toachi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 226. Quiguango-Ubillús and Coloma, 2008, Internatl. Zoo Yb., 42: 78-89, reported  on vocalization and reproduction. 

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