Ecnomiohyla phantasmagoria (Dunn, 1943)

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

Hyla phantasmagoria Dunn, 1943, Caldasia, 2: 309. Holotype: MLS 267, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Cauca, near border of Antioquia and Bolivar", Colombia.

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality ("Rio Cauca, near border of Antioquia and Bolivar", Colombia) and in extreme north-western Esmeraldas Province in Ecuador at 500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


Placed in the synonymy of Hyla miliaria by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 352, but subsequently removed by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 793. Rueda-Almonacid and Rueda-Martínez, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 172-177, provided an account, map, and comments about the imprecise type locality. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 245, who provided the Ecuador record. Cruz-Rodríguez, Lynch, Cárdenas, and Caicedo-Portilla, 2021, Zootaxa, 4965: 266, pictured the holotype in the MLS.

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