Cruziohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Cruziohyla
3 species

Cruziohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 113. Type species: Agalychnis calcarifer Boulenger, 1902, by original designation.

English Names

None noted.


Caribbean slopes of southeastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras, through Costa Rica and Panama to Pacific lowlands of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador, below 500 m elevation; Amazonian lowlands in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Amazonas, Brazil.


Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 227–261, on the basis of an extensive molecular analysis suggested Cruziohyla to be the sister taxon of all other phyllomedusines with the exception of Phrynomedusa. Gray, 2018, Zootaxa, 4450: 401–426, reviewed the species. 

Contained taxa (3 sp.):

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