Boana tetete (Caminer and Ron, 2014)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana tetete

Hypsiboas tetete Caminer and Ron, 2014, ZooKeys, 370: 53. Holotype: QCAZ 40081, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia Napo, Comunidad Santa Rosa, road to Tena (1.0214°S, 77.4782°W), 344 m above sea level". Zoobank: 

Boana tetete — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

Tetete's Treefrog (original publication). 


Ecuadorian (Provincia Napo), Peruvian (Región Loreto), and Colombian (Amazonas: Municipality of Puerto Nariño) Amazon Basin from 180 to 420 m elevations. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


In the Hypsiboas calcaratus complex and differentiable from Hypsiboas alfaroi only by genetic markers or call according to the original publication. Acosta-Galvis, Lasso, and Morales-Betancourt, 2018, Check List, 14: 549–554, provided and discussed the Colombia records. Rainha, Martinez, Moraes, Castro, Réjaud, Fouquet, Leite, Rodrigues, and Werneck, 2021, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 134: 177–197, included this species in their Boana steinbachi clade and discussed phylogenetics and the influence of subtle environmental factors on geographic variation in morphology.  

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