Charadrahyla altipotens (Duellman, 1968)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Charadrahyla > Species: Charadrahyla altipotens

Hyla altipotens Duellman, 1968, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 17: 572. Holotype: KU 101001, by original designation. Type locality: "37 kilometers (by road) north of San Gabriel Mixtepec (kilometer post 183 on road from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido), Oaxaca, Mexico, elevation 1860 meters".

Charadrahyla altipotensFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 100.

English Names

Yellowbelly Voiceless Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 22; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).

Yellow-bellied Voiceless Treefrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 9).


Pacific slopes of Sierra Madre del Sur in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


For account (as Hyla altipotens) see Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 450-453. 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, who noted that the species may be extinct. Barrio-Amorós, García-Vázquez, Domínguez Laso, and Nieto-Montes de Oca, 2016, Mesoam. Herpetol., 3: 787–790, provided new records and discussed the range, natural history, and conservation status. 

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