Sphaenorhynchus dorisae (Goin, 1957)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Sphaenorhynchus > Species: Sphaenorhynchus dorisae

Sphoenohyla dorisae Goin, 1957, Caldasia, 8: 16. Holotype: UF 8506, by original designation. Type locality: "near Leticia, Amazonas Comisaría, Colombia".

Dryomelictes dorisaeGoin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 9.

Hyla dorisaeGorham, 1963, Canad. Field Nat., 77: 22.

Sphaenorhynchus dorisaeRivero, 1969, Copeia, 1969: 702.

English Names

Doris' Lime Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).


Upper Amazon Basin in southeastern Colombia, Ecuador, northeastern Peru, and Brazilian Amazonia; possibly into northern Bolivia.


Suárez-Mayorga and Lynch, 2001, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 25: 411-419, noted that Sphaenorhynchus dorisae shares a larval buccal structure with Scarthyla and the Scinax rostrata group Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 51, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Zimmerman, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 235–246, reported on advertisement call. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 204–205. 

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