Hyloscirtus pantostictus (Duellman and Berger, 1982)

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

Hyla pantosticta Duellman and Berger, 1982, Herpetologica, 38: 456. Holotype: KU 190000, by original designation. Type locality: "0.5 km south of Santa Bárbara along the road to La Bonita, 2650 m, Provincia Carchi, Ecuador (00° 24′ N, 77° 33′ W)".

Hyloscirtus pantostictusFaivovich, 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 pantostictaWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

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

English Names

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


Upper Río Chingual Valley on the eastern slopes of Andes in Colombia and Ecuador, 1950-2700 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. 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 A of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363.

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