Duellmanohyla schmidtorum (Stuart, 1954)

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

Ptychohyla schmidtorum Stuart, 1954, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 67: 170. Holotype: FMNH 27055, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca El Porvenir (17 airline kilometers due west of San Marcos), Departament of San Marcos, Guatemala. Elevation, unknown but El Porvenir terrain includes elevations ranging from about 500 m. to possibly 2000 m."

Ptychohyla schmidtorum schmidtorumDuellman, 1963, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 331.

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

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

English Names

Schmidt's Mountain 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).


Known only from a few localities of 1300–2200 m on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas from extreme eastern Oaxaca, Mexico, to southwestern Guatemala.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala, Mexico


See account (as Ptychohyla schmidtorum schmidtorum) by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 527–531, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1040–1041. 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: 244. 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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