Hyloscirtus antioquia Rivera-Correa and Faivovich, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Hyloscirtus > Species: Hyloscirtus antioquia

Hyloscirtus antioquia Rivera-Correa and Faivovich, 2013, Herpetologica, 69: 302. Holotype: MHUA-A 7227, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Antioquia, Municipio de Bello, Serranía Las Baldías, Corregimiento de Sa Félix, Vereda Las Huertas, Quebrada El Hato (6° 19′ 53.93″ N, 75° 38′ 10.10″ W, 2660 m, datum. WGS84), km 5 along San Félix road—Truchera San Félix."

Colomascirtus antioquiaDuellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 30. Provisional generic assignment. 

Hyloscirtus antioquia — Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, Salerno, and Meza-Joya, 2018, Zootaxa, 4382: 121. 

English Names

None noted. 


Cloud forest and subpáramo habitats between 2500 and 3200 m elevation in the Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Hyloscirtus larinopygion group, previously confused with Hyloscirtus larinopygion according to the original publication. Rivera-Correa, Vargas-Salinas, and Grant, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 237–244, described the advertisement call. Rivera-Correa and Faivovich, 2021, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 56: 203–209, described larval morphology. Correa-Medina, González-Garzón, and Rivera-Correa, 2022, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 8: 55–61, provided a review of the species, including systematics, morphology, range map, natural history, advertisement call, and geographic distribution. 

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