Ecnomiohyla salvaje (Wilson, McCranie, and Williams, 1985)

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

Hyla salvaje Wilson, McCranie, and Williams, 1985, Herpetologica, 41: 141. Holotype: KU 195459, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Grande (15° 05′ N, 85° 55′ W), 1370 m elevation, Depto. Copán, Honduras".

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

English Names

Copan Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57).


Known only from the type locality in the Sierra de Espíritu Santo and in the Sierra de Omoa, northwestern Honduras and in adjacent eastern Guatemala in the Sierra de Unión, 1370–1450 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala, Honduras


See account by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 277–281. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 38, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. 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: 246. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 222–226, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Ecnomiohyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species. See account by Mendelson, Eichenbaum, and Campbell, 2015, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 10: 191–192. 

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