Hyloscirtus staufferorum (Duellman and Coloma, 1993)

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

Hyla staufferorum Duellman and Coloma, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 161: 2. Holotype: KU 217695, by original designation. Type locality: "27 km (by road) N of Jondachi, Cordillera de Guacamayos, (00° 33′ S, 77° 53′ W, 2040 m), Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

Hyloscirtus staufferorumFaivovich, 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 staufferorumWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

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

English Names

Jondachi Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).


Cloud forest (2040-2500 m elevation) on Volcán Sumaco and the Cordillera de Guacamayos, Provincia Napo, Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


In the Hyla larinopygion group according to the original publication, 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: 251. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363.

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