Duellmanohyla soralia (Wilson and McCranie, 1985)

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

Hyla soralia Wilson and McCranie, 1985, Herpetologica, 41: 133. Holotype: KU 195554, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Grande (15° 05′ N, 88° 55′ W), 1370 m elevation, Sierra de Omoa, Depto. Copán, Honduras".

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

English Names

Copan Brook Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).


Elevations of 40–1570 m in the Sierra de Omoa and Sierra Espíritu Santo in northwestern Honduras and from elevations of 420–1200 m in the Sierra de Caral, 775–890 m in the Sierra de Merendón, and 725–1200 m in the Sierra de Espíritu Santo in adjacent northeastern Guatemala.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala, Honduras


See accounts by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1035–1037, and McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 251–254. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 37, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. 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: 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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