Isthmohyla graceae (Myers and Duellman, 1982)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Isthmohyla > Species: Isthmohyla graceae

Hyla graceae Myers and Duellman, 1982, Am. Mus. Novit., 2752: 5. Holotype: AMNH 107966, by original designation. Type locality: "near continental divide southeast of Cerro Colorado, approximately 1650 m. elev., Chiriquí Province, Panama . . . . the type locality lies on a rough construction road (from San Felix) at a point about 4 km. airline southeast of Cerro Colorado and about 0.6 km. due south of the continental divide (border of Bocas del Toro)".

Isthmohyla graceaeFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 103.

English Names

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


Elevations of 1120–1650 m on both sides of the continental divide in the western part of the Serranía de Tabasará and on the Pacific slopes of the eastern part of the Cordillera de Talamanca in western Panama.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Panama

Endemic: Panama


In the Isthmohyla pseudopuma group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 103. See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 873-876. 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: 254. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 236–244, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Isthmohyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.

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