Charadrahyla trux (Adler and Dennis, 1972)

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

Hyla trux Adler and Dennis, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 7: 1. Holotype: KU 137551, by original designation. Type locality: "11.4 km. (by road) southwest of Puerto del Gallo, Guerrero, México (about 35 km airline northeast of Atoyác de Álvarez), elevation 1985 meters".

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

English Names

Spinefinger Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23).

Spine-fingered Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 9).


Slopes of Cerro Teótepec, in the Sierra Madre del Sur, Guerrero, Mexico, 1760-2415 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


See account (as Hyla trux) by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 941-945. 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: 241.

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