Quilticohyla sanctaecrucis (Campbell and Smith, 1992)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Quilticohyla > Species: Quilticohyla sanctaecrucis

Ptychohyla sanctaecrucis Campbell and Smith, 1992, Herpetologica, 48: 155. Holotype: UTA A-30170, by original designation. Type locality: "near Chinamococh, Finca Semuc, Departamento de Izabal, Guatemala; . . . This locality is located at 640 m elevation in the Río Sauce drainage of the Sierra de Santa Cruz at about 15°37′ N, 89°29′ W."

Hyla sanctaecrucisWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 25, by implication.

Quilticohyla sanctaecrucis — Faivovich, Pereyra, Luna, Hertz, Blotto, Vásquez-Almazán, McCranie, Sánchez, Baêta, Araujo-Vieira, Köhler, Kubicki, Campbell, Frost, Wheeler, and Haddad, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 24. 

English Names

Chinamococh Stream Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).


Elevations of 366–1150 m in cloud forest in the region of the type locality in the Sierra de Santa Cruz in eastern Guatemala.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala

Endemic: Guatemala


See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1012–1014. 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: 278. 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.

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