Dendropsophus miyatai (Vigle and Goberdhan-Vigle, 1990)

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

Hyla miyatai Vigle and Goberdhan-Vigle, 1990, Herpetologica, 46: 468. Holotype: MCZ A-111570, by original designation. Type locality: "along a stream that flows from the Garza Cocha lake (on the property of the Hosteria La Selva just north of the Rio Napo) into the Rio Napo, Ecuador, 260 m elevation".

Dendropsophus miyataiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

Hosteria La Selva Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).


Anangu/Garzacocha region of the Rio Napo in eastern Ecuador and Amazonian northeastern Peru, and southeastern Colombia, to Boca de Acre and the Reserva Extrativista do Baixo Juruá, Amazonas, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


Most similar to Hyla aperomea, Hyla minima, Hyla rossalleni, Hyla leali, and Hyla riveroi according to the original publication. In the Hyla minima group by implication. The Hyla minima group should be placed within the Hyla parviceps group according to Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 859. In the Dendropsophus minimus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92-93. Cisneros-Heredia, 2005, Herpetozoa, Wien, 18: 71-72, discussed the range and natural history, and provided new records for Ecuador. França and Venâncio, 2010, Biotemas, 23: 71–84, provided a record for the municipality of Boca do Acre, Amazonas, with a brief discussion of the range. Malambo-L., Madrid-Ordóñez, Velásquez-Valencia, Zapata-Ortiz, and Aristizábal-Valbuena, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 102, provided a record for the Municipio de Solano, Caquetá, Colombia. Metcalf, Marsh, Torres Pacaya, Graham, and Gunnels, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 753–767, reported the species from the Santa Cruz Forest Reserve, Loreto, northeastern Peru. 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. Moraes, Rainha, Werneck, Oliveira, Gascon, and Carvalho, 2022, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 62(e202262054): 23–24, reported specimens from the Reserva Extrativista do Baixo Juruá, Amazonas, Brazil.  

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