Hyloscirtus lindae (Duellman and Altig, 1978)

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

Hyla lindae Duellman and Altig, 1978, Herpetologica, 34: 177. Holotype: KU 164402, by original designation. Type locality: "11 km east-southeast (by road) of Papallacta, Provincia Napo, Ecuador, 2660 m".

Hyloscirtus lindaeFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85; Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, Salerno, and Meza-Joya, 2018, Zootaxa, 4382: 121.

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

Colomascirtus lindae — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 30. 

English Names

Linda's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).


Amazonian slopes of Andes in the departments of Caquetá and Putumayo, southern Colombia and south to Morona Province in Ecuador (2000-2500 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


In the Hyloscirtus larinopygion group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85. Mueses-Cisneros, 2005, Caldasia, 27: 233-234, provided a record for Putumayo, Colombia. See comments in Mueses-Cisneros and Anganoy-Criollo, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 129-138. 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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