Stefania evansi (Boulenger, 1904)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Stefania > Species: Stefania evansi

Hyla evansi Boulenger, 1904, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1904: 106. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.13.11 (formerly 1904.5.30.1) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 89. Type locality: "Groete Creek, Essequibo", Guyana.

Cryptobatrachus evansiRuthven, 1922, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 8: 56.

Stefania evansiRivero, 1968 "1966", Caribb. J. Sci., 6: 143.

English Names

Groete Creek Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65; rejected as inappropriate by MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 827: 2).

Evan's Stefania (MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 827: 1).


Forested lowlands of west-central Guyana.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Endemic: Guyana


In the Stefania evansi group. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 341–342, discussed the species and provided additional records in Guyana. MacCulloch, Lathrop, and Khan, 2006, Phyllomedusa, 5: 31–41, reported on the specimens from the Mount Wokomung, Guyana. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 827: 1–3, reviewed the species. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 154–155, provided an account. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 13, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 396–397, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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