Duellmanohyla rufioculis (Taylor, 1952)

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

Hyla rufioculis Taylor, 1952, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 35: 827. Holotype: KU 28216, by original designation. Type locality: "Isla Bonita (American Cinchona Plantation), eastern slope of Volcán Poás, [Cantón de Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela,] Costa Rica", 1200 m elevation. Type locality commented on by Savage, 1974, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 22: 79.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 775–1580 m on the Caribbean and Pacific slopes of the mountains of Costa Rica.


Removed from the synonymy of Hyla lythrodes by Myers and Duellman, 1982, Am. Mus. Novit., 2752: 21, where it had been placed by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 310. See accounts by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1037, and Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 298-299. 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: 243. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 219–221, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Central America, compared with with other species of hylids from that region, and provided a range map and photograph of this species.

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