Megastomatohyla pellita (Duellman, 1968)

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

Hyla pellita Duellman, 1968, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 17: 568. Holotype: KU 100970, by original designation. Type locality: "33 kilometers north of San Gabriel Mixtepec, Oaxaca, México, elevation 1675 meters".

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

English Names

Oaxacan Yellow Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 17).


Elevations of 1230-1675 m in cloud forest on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur in southern Oaxaca, north to about San Gabriel Mixtepec and Jalatengo, Mexico.


See Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 421-423, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 931. See illustration, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 263. Köhler, Trejo Pérez, Canseco-Márquez, Méndez-De La Cruz, and Schulze, 2015, Mesoam. Herpetol., 2: 146–152, reported on larval morphology

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