Dendropsophus subocularis (Dunn, 1934)

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

Hyla subocularis Dunn, 1934, Am. Mus. Novit., 747: 2. Holotype: AMNH 41117, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Chucunaque, first creek above entrance of Rio Tuquasa", Provincia Darién, Panama.

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

English Names

Rio Tuquesa Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).


Lowlands of eastern Panama and the western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental and in the middle Río Magdalena Valley in Colombia, sea level to 800 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Panama


See Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 235–239; Duellman and Crump, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 23: 1–40; and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 859. In the Dendropsophus parviceps group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 216–218, provided a brief summary of natural history of the Central American species, including this one, and provided a range map and photograph. In the Dendropsophus parviceps 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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