Dryophytes bocourti (Mocquard, 1899)

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

Hyliola bocourti Mocquard, 1899, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 4, 1: 341-342. Syntypes: MNHNP 1266 (2 specimens), 6370 (6 specimens), 6371 (6 specimens), according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 55; MNHNP 98.259 (1 specimen), according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 18. 14 syntypes noted in the original publication. Type locality: "Haute Vera-Paz", Guatemala.

Hyla bocourtiGünther, 1901, Biol. Centr. Amer., Rept. Batr., Vol. 7, Part 165: 263.

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

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

English Names

Bocourt's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).


Highlands (1300–1536 m) of Baja Verapaz and southern Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala

Endemic: Guatemala


In the Hyla eximia group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 102. Considered a synonym of Hyla euphorbiacea by Taylor, 1939 "1938", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 25: 421–445, and Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 505–510. Resurrected by Stuart, 1948, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 69: 1–109, and Campbell and Lawson, 1992, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 105: 393–399. See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 987–990. 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: 248. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 229–230, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Hyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.

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