Ecnomiohyla echinata (Duellman, 1961)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ecnomiohyla > Species: Ecnomiohyla echinata

Hyla echinata Duellman, 1961, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 64: 349. Holotype: UIMNH 49339, by original designation. Type locality: "Vista Hermosa, Oaxaca, México (elevation 1500 meters)".

Ecnomiohyla echinataFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 100.

English Names

Oaxacan Fringe-limbed Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 12).


Known only from the cloud forests of the mid-elevations (1200–1500 m) of the northern slope of the Sierra de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 346-348, and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 892-893, provided accounts. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 244. See account by Mendelson, Eichenbaum, and Campbell, 2015, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 10: 188–190. 

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