Ptychohyla euthysanota (Kellogg, 1928)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ptychohyla > Species: Ptychohyla euthysanota

Hyla euthysanota Kellogg, 1928, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 41: 123. Holotype: USNM 73296, according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 53. Type locality: "Los Esesmiles, Departament of Chalatenango, El Salvador, C[entral]. A[merica]. Altitude 6400 feet".

Hyla rozellae Taylor, 1942, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 28: 78. Holotype: USNM 115039, by original designation. Type locality: "Salto de Agua, Chiapas", Mexico. Synonymy by Duellman, 1963, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 316.

Ptychohyla bogerti Taylor, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1437: 13. Holotype: AMNH 51847, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico". Synonymy by Duellman, 1963, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 316.

Ptychohyla rozellaeStuart, 1954, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 67: 159-178; Gorham, 1963, Canad. Field Nat., 77: 24.

Ptychohyla euthysanota euthysanotaDuellman, 1963, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 315.

English Names

Cloud Forest Stream Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 26; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 21).


Humid montane forest at elevations of 600–2200 m on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra from southeastern Mexico (Chiapas, extreme eastern Oaxaca) and Pacific slopes of Guatemala (inland to Guatemala City), Honduras (Cerro El Pital), and El Salvador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico


See account by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 535-539 (as Ptychohyla euthysanota euthysanota), and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1020. Köhler, Veselý, and Greenbaum, 2005 "2006", Amph. Rept. El Salvador: 44-46, provided an account (for El Salvador) and a color photograph. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 617. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 256–261, provided a brief summary of natural history and identification key for the species of Ptychohyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species. McCranie, 2015, Zootaxa, 3931: 359, provided a record for Cerro El Pital, Honduras, 10 km from the type locality in El Salvador. Morales-Mérida and Muller, 2020, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 14 (3: e253): 57–61, provided a record from near Guatemala City, Guatemala. 

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