Dendropsophus luddeckei Guarnizo, Escallón, Cannatella, and Amézquita, 2012

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

Dendropsophus luddeckei Guarnizo, Escallón, Cannatella, and Amézquita, 2012, Herpetologica, 68: 535. Holotype: ANDES-A 0603, by original designation. Type locality: "Sotaquira, (05°45′02.8″N; 73°16′39.7″W), 2765 m elevation, Departamento de Boyacá, Colombia".

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 2000 to 4100 m in Boyacá, Cundinamarca, and Norte de Santander, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Most closely related to Dendropsophus labialis and previously confused with that species. according to the original publication. See Guarnizo, 2013, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 1: 50–52, for account and dot map. Guarnizo and Cannatella, 2014, J. Heredity, 20: 216–225, reported on gene flow characteristics. In the Dendropsophus molitor 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. 

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