Dendropsophus koechlini (Duellman and Trueb, 1989)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus koechlini

Hyla koechlini Duellman and Trueb, 1989, Herpetologica, 45: 5. Holotype: KU 205692, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Cuzco Amazónico on the Río Madre de Dios, approximately 15 km E of Puerto Maldonado, 200 m 12° 33′ S, 69° 03′ W), Departamento de Madre de Dios, Peru".

Dendropsophus koechliniFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93.

English Names

Koechlin's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).


Known from the type locality and the Río Tambopata about 40 km (airline) southwest of the type locality, Department of Madre de Dios, Peru; also from the departments of Beni, La Paz, and Santa Cruz, in Amazonian Bolivia; Amazonas, Brazil; in adjacent Colombia in the Leticia region.


In the Hyla parviceps group according to the original publication and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 859 Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 29–30, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Hyla koechlini. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 33, noted the Bolivian component of the range. In the Dendropsophus parviceps group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93. Lynch, 2005, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 29: 581-588, provided a specific locality for the vicinity of Leticia, Colombia. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 132–133.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.