Dryophytes arboricola (Taylor, 1941)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Dryophytes > Species: Dryophytes arboricola

Hyla arboricola Taylor, 1941, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 27: 118. Holotype: EHT-HMS 24556, by original designation; now FMNH 100131, according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 50. Type locality: "at an elevation of about 7,000 feet about six miles east of Omilteme, G[uerre]ro.", Mexico.

Hyla (Dryophytes) arboricola — Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 331, by implication. 

Dryophytes arboricola — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 23. Provisional generic assignment. 

English Names

Arboreal Treefrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 14).


Higher elevations of the Sierra Madre del Sur in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


Removed from the synonymy of Hyla eximia by Eliosa León, 2002, Bol. Soc. Herpetol. Mexicana, 10: 59-60, where it had been placed by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 499. In the Hyla eximia group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 102.

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