Hyloscirtus hillisi Ron, Caminer, Varela-Jaramillo, and Almeida-Reinoso, 2018

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

Hyloscirtus hillisi Ron, Caminer, Varela-Jaramillo, and Almeida-Reinoso, 2018, ZooKeys, 809: 105. Holotype: QCAZ 68649, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia Morona Santiago, Caverns-cascade trail, Reserva Biológica El Quimi, on the slopes of flat-topped mountain on the eastern side of the Río Quimi valley (3.5190S, 78.3788W), 2128 m above sea level". http://zoobank.org/95C54DD9-297E-471D-8E5F-2B96BE740147 

English Names

None noted. 


Known only within 1.7 km of the type locality (3.5190°S, 78.3788°W) on a flat-topped limestone mountain in the Río Quimi basin, Provincia Zamora Chinchipe, Ecuador, at elevations between 1991 and 2134 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Hyloscirtus larinopygion group, most closely related to Hyloscirtus tapichalaca, according to the original publication. 

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