Bromeliohyla dendroscarta (Taylor, 1940)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Bromeliohyla > Species: Bromeliohyla dendroscarta

Hyla dendroscarta Taylor, 1940, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 89: 45. Holotype: USNM 103679, by original designation. Type locality: "Cuautlapa, Veracruz", Mexico.

Bromeliohyla dendroscartaFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 99.

English Names

Greater Bromeliad Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 8).


Mountains of central Veracruz, southeastern Puebla, and northern Oaxaca, Mexico, 450-1900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


See (as Hyla dendroscarta) account by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 434-437, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 930. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 240. Urbina-Cardona and Loyola, 2008, Tropical Conserv. Sci., 1: 417–445, modeled the distribution. Canseco-Márquez, Aguilar-López, Luría-Manzano, Gutiérrez-Mayén, and Hernandez-Benitez, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 23–29, reported the species from the Sierra Negra region in southeastern Puebla, Mexico, the first observation of this species in 43 years. Vásquez-Cruz, Canseco-Márquez, and Reynoso-Martínez, 2019, Phyllomedusa, 18: 27–36, reported on range and natural history.

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