Charadrahyla altipotens Duellman, 1968:572

Yellowbelly voiceless treefrog, Yellow-bellied voiceless treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla altipotens Duellman, 1968:572


Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

Rediscovered on 26 August 2011

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Oaxaca (south-western), Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Duellman, W. E. (1968). Descriptions of new hylid frogs from Mexico and Central America. University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 17: 559-578.


Other references:

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., García-Vásquez, U.O., Domínguez Laso, M., & Nieto-Montes de Oca, A. (2016). Charadrahyla altipotens (Anura: Hylidae), a Critically Endangered treefrog rediscovered in Oaxaca, Mexico. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(3): 787-790.

DeSantis, Dominic L. et al. (2016). Additional comments on the geographic distribution and conservation status of the recently rediscovered Voiceless Treefrog, Charadrahyla altipotens (Duellman 1968) from Oaxaca, Mexico. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(4): 1073-1076.

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.

Köhler, Gunther et al. (2016). A survey of tadpoles and adult anurans in the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico (Amphibia: Anura). Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(3): 639-660.

Lips, K.R., Mendelson III, J.R., Munoz-Alonso, A., Canseco-Marquez, L. and Mulcahy, D.G. (2004). Amphibian population declines in montane southern Mexico: resurveys of historical localities. Biological Conservation 119: 555-564.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez. (2004). Charadrahyla altipotens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 24 November 2014.


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