Sarcohyla cyclada (Campbell and Duellman, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Sarcohyla > Species: Sarcohyla cyclada

Hyla cyclada Campbell and Duellman, 2000, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 16: 8. Holotype: KU 71216, by original designation. Type locality: "Arroyo Buena Vista, 6.5 km (by road) S. Vista Hermosa (17° 37′ 12″ N, 96° 22′ 48″ W, 1625 m), Oaxaca, Mexico".

Plectrohyla cycladaFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105.

Sarcohyla cyclada — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 18. 

English Names

Tan-edged Treefrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 19).


Cloud forest at elevations between 1600-2180 m on the northern versant of the Sierra Juarez; also from pine-oak forest at elevations of 2370 and 2670 m near the crest of the Sierra Juarez, and from cloud forest and oak-madroño forest at elevations of 2121-2568 m in the Sierra Mixes, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


In the Hyla miotympanum group according to the original publication. Confused with Hyla arborescandens prior to its description. See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 922-924. In the Plectrohyla bistincta group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105. Urbina-Cardona and Loyola, 2008, Tropical Conserv. Sci., 1: 417–445, modeled the distribution. 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: 270. Caviedes-Solis, Vázquez-Vega, Solano-Zavaleta, Pérez-Ramos, Rovito, Devitt, Heimes, Flores-Villela, Campbell, and Nieto-Montes de Oca, 2015, Mesoam. Herpetol., 2: 230–241, reported the species in from La Cofradia, San Vicente Laxichio, Oaxaca, Mexico.


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