Plectrohyla robertsorum (Taylor, 1940:393)

Roberts' treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla robertsorum Taylor, 1940


Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Hidalgo, Mexico


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: EHT–HMS No. 16264 (Smith & Taylor, 1948:87)

Type locality: El Chico Parque Nacional, Hidalgo, Mexico (Smith & Taylor, 1948:87)






Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1940 "1939"). New species of Mexican Anura. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 26: 385-405.


Other references:

Caviedes-Solis, I. W., L. F. Vázquez-Vega, I. Solano-Zavaleta, E. Pérez-Ramos, S. M. Rovito, T. J. Devitt, P. Heimes, O. A. Flores-Villela, J. A. Campbell, and A. Nieto Montes de Oca. (2015). Everything is not lost: recent records, rediscoveries, and range extensions of Mexican hylid frogs. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2: 230-241.

Duellman, W. E. 2001. The Hylid Frogs of Middle America. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Faivovich, Julián, Haddad, Célio F. B., Garcia, Paulo C. O., Frost, Darrel R., Campbell, Jonathan A. and Wheeler, Ward C. (2005). Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240, 16 figures, 2 tables, 5 appendices.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez. 2004. Plectrohyla robertsorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55629A11344056. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.

Smith, Hobart M. and Taylor, Edward H. (1948). An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Mexico. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 194: iv + 118 pp.

Taylor, Edward H. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., vol. 28, 1942, p. 310, pi. 27, fig. 4.


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