Dendropsophus haraldschultzi (Bokermann, 1962)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus haraldschultzi

Hyla haraldschultzi Bokermann, 1962, Neotropica, 8: 88. Holotype: WCAB 2896, by original designation; now MZUSP. Type locality: "Santa Rita do Weill, São Paulo de Olivença, Estado de Amazonas, Brasil".

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

English Names

Harald's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55).


Amazonian Peru and Amazonas, Colombia, seemingly along the valley of the Amazon to states of Amapá and Pará, Brazil; likely in northern Bolivia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Colombia, Peru

Likely/Controversially Present: Bolivia


Unnassigned to species group according to Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93 Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 29, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Hyla haraldschultziSuárez-Mayorga and Lynch, 2001, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 25: 411-420, provided the Colombia record. Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2011, Caldasia, 33: 235–270, illustrated the tadpole and included the species in a key to the tadpoles of Amazonian Colombia. Missassi, Costa-Campos, Lima, and Lambertini, 2017, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 703–707, provided records from Amapá and Pará, Brazil, and provided a dot map of the range. Zimmerman, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 235–246, reported on advertisement call, as Hyla haraldschultzi. Menin, Almeida, Pedroso-Santos, Sanches, and Costa-Campos, 2020, Zootaxa, 4780: 594–600, reported on larval morphology. In the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group of Orrico, Grant, Faivovich, Rivera-Correa, Rada, Lyra, Cassini, Valdujo, Schargel, Machado, Wheeler, Barrio-Amorós, Loebmann, Moravec, Zina, Solé, Sturaro, Peloso, Suárez, and Haddad, 2021, Cladistics, 37: 73–105. Taucce, Costa-Campos, Carvalho, and Michalski, 2022, Eur. J. Taxon., 836: 96–130, reported on distribution, literature, and conservation status for Amapá, Brazil. Schiesari, Rossa-Feres, Menin, and Hödl, 2022, Zootaxa, 5223: 52–53, detailed larval morphology and natural history. Dias-Souza, Gama, Melo, Rebêlo, and Costa-Campos, 2022, Herpetol. Notes, 15: 1–11, provided a record from Santana I., Amapá, Brazil. Gagliardi-Urrutia, García Dávila, Jaramillo-Martinez, Rojas-Padilla, Rios-Alva, Aguilar-Manihuari, Pérez-Peña, Castroviejo-Fisher, Simões, Estivals, Guillen Huaman, Castro Ruiz, Angulo Chávez, Mariac, Duponchelle, and Renno, 2022, Anf. Loreto: 98–99, provided a brief account, photograph, dot map, and genetic barcode for Loreto, Peru.

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