Duellmanohyla ignicolor (Duellman, 1961)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Duellmanohyla > Species: Duellmanohyla ignicolor

Ptychohyla ignicolor Duellman, 1961, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 13: 352. Holotype: UMMZ 119603, by original designation. Type locality: "a stream 6 kilometers (by road) south of Vista Hermosa, Oaxaca, México (1865 meters)".

Duellmanohyla ignicolorCampbell and Smith, 1992, Herpetologica, 48: 165.

Hyla ignicolorWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

Sierra Juarez Brook Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 18; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 12).


Northern slopes of the Sierra de Juárez at elevations of 680–1850 m, northern Oaxaca, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


See account (as Ptychohyla ignicolor) by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 532-534, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1041. See illustration, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 243. Urbina-Cardona and Loyola, 2008, Tropical Conserv. Sci., 1: 417–445, modeled the distribution. Furbush, Caviedes-Solis, Méndez-De La Cruz, and Leaché, 2017, Mesoam. Herpetol., 4: 122, reported a collection site from La Esperanza, Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, with color and natural history notes. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.