Dendropsophus stingi (Kaplan, 1994)

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

Hyla stingi Kaplan, 1994, J. Herpetol., 28: 79. Holotype: ICN 15844, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca el Vergel, 38 km (by road) NE Garagoa on road to Miraflores, Vereda el Tunjito, Municipio de Miraflores, Departamento de Boyacá, Colombia, 2020 m".

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

English Names

Kaplan's Garagoa Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).


Eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the Departaments of Boyacá and Casanare, Colombia, 2000–2020 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Very similar to Hyla minuta, and possibly closely related, according to the original publication. Unnassigned to species group according to Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93. 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: 242. Acosta-Galvis, 2017, Biota Colomb., 18: 282–315, reported the species from the Municipality of Yopal, Casanare Department, Colombia. In the Dendropsophus minutus 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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