Hyloscirtus denticulentus (Duellman, 1972)

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

Hyla denticulenta Duellman, 1972, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 11: 22. Holotype: KU 133451, by original designation. Type locality: "Charta, Departamento Santander, Colombia, 2400 m".

Hyloscirtus denticulentusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85.

Boana denticulentaWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

Charta Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55).


Western slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the departments of Boyacá and Santander, Colombia, 1630-2400 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See account by Ruiz-Carranza and Lynch, 1982, Caldasia, 13: 657–658. Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 385, noted that one of the paratypes of this species is referable to Hyla palmeri. In the Hyloscirtus bogotensis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84–85. 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: 250. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351–363.

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