Cruziohyla craspedopus (Funkhouser, 1957)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Cruziohyla > Species: Cruziohyla craspedopus

Phyllomedusa craspedopus Funkhouser, 1957, Occas. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Stanford Univ., 5: 23. Holotype: CAS-SU 10310, by original designation. Type locality: "Chicherota, Río Bobonaza, Napo-Pastaza [now Pastaza] Province, eastern Ecuador (Lat. 2° 22′ S., Long. 76° 38′ W.), at an altitude of about 250 meters".

Agalychnis craspedopusDuellman, 1968, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 4.

Cruziohyla craspedopusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 113.

English Names

Fringed Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).


Amazonian lowlands in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and the states of Pará, Amazonas, Acre, Rondonia, and Mato Grosso in Brazil, and into Amazonian Bolivia (Parque Nacional Madidi).


See Hoogmoed and Cadle, 1991, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 65: 129-142, for account Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 43–44, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Agalychnis craspedopus. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Lima, Guida, and Hödl, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 379, reported this species in the Municipality of Castanho, Amazonas, Brazil. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 249–251, provided an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history). Rodrigues, Lima, and Kawashita-Ribeiro, 2011, Check List, 7: 149-150, provided a record for northwestern Mato Grosso, Brazil, and discussed the range. Meneghelli, Messias, and Melo-Sampaio, 2011, Check List, 7: 811-812, provided a record for the state of Rondonia, Brazil. Venâncio, Moura, Brito, Melo, and Souza, 2014, Herpetol. Notes, 7: 479–480, provided a record from the state of Acre, Brazil, and an updated range map. Bitar, Silva, Silva, and Pinheiro, 2015, Check List, 11 (Art. 1574): 1–3, provided a record from Para, Brazil, and discussed the range. Gray, 2018, Zootaxa, 4450: 401–426, provided a review. Fraga and Torralvo, 2019, Acta Amazonica, 49: 208–212, provided an easternmost record from Tapajós National Forest (3º21’21.0’’S, 54º57’01.7’’W, 204 m asl), a federal reserve  in the eastern Brazilian Amazon (municipality of Belterra, Pará state) and discussed the known range. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 128–129. Metcalf, Marsh, Torres Pacaya, Graham, and Gunnels, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 753–767, reported the species from the Santa Cruz Forest Reserve, Loreto, northeastern Peru. Silva, Gomes, and Castro, 2023, Herpetol. Notes, 16: 207–210, reported on a record from the municipality of Prainha, Pará, Brazil. 

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