Megastomatohyla mixomaculata (Taylor, 1950)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Megastomatohyla > Species: Megastomatohyla mixomaculata

Hyla mixomaculata Taylor, 1950, Copeia, 1950: 274. Holotype: KU 26777, by original designation. Type locality: "Coscomatepec, 5000 feet elevation, Veracruz, Mexico".

Megastomatohyla mixomaculataFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 104.

English Names

Variegated Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 17).


Municipalities of Coscomatepec, Zongolica, and Los Reyes in central Veracruz and in the Sierra Negra region of southeastern Puebla, Mexico, 900-1650 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


See Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 417-421, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 930. 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: 262. De la Torre-Loranca, Cázares-Hernández, and Canseco-Márquez, 2017, Mesoam. Herpetol., 4: 661–662, provided new records for Veracruz, Mexico. . Canseco-Márquez, Aguilar-López, Luría-Manzano, Gutiérrez-Mayén, and Hernandez-Benitez, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 23–29, reported the species from the Sierra Negra region in southeastern Puebla, Mexico

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