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).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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, Alves-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. Alves-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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