Dryaderces inframaculata Boulenger, 1882

Santarem treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla inframaculata Boulenger, 1882 (original combination); Osteocephalus inframaculata (Boulenger, 1882)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1882 or before (Hoogmoed, 2013)

Rediscovered in 2001 (Hoogmoed, 2013)

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Santarém, Pará State, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1882). Catalogue of the Batrachia Gradientia s. Caudata and Batrachia Apoda in the collection of the British Museum. British Museum of Natural History, London.


Other references:

Claudia Azevedo-Ramos. (2004). Hyla inframaculata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

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.

Haddad, C.F.B., Machado, I.F., Giovanelli, J.G.R., Bataus, Y.S.L., Uhlig, V.M., Batista, F.R.Q., Cruz, C.A.G., Conte, C.E., Zank, C., Strüsmann, C., Canedo, C., Loebmann, D., Silvano, D.L., Nomura, F., Pinto, H.B.A., Amaral, I.B., Gasparini, J.L.R., Nascimento, L.B., Martins, M.R.C., Napoli, M.F., Gordo, M., Hoogmoed, M.S., Kienle, M.S., Maciel, N.M., Valdujo, P.H., Garcia, P.C.A., Sawaya, R.J., Lingnau, R., Bastos, R.P., Caramaschi, U.(2016): Avaliação do Risco de Extinção de Dendropsophus studerae (Carvalho e Silva, Carvalho e Silva & Izecksohn, 2003). Processo de avaliação do risco de extinção da fauna brasileira. ,CMBio. Available at:

Hoogmoed, Marinus. (2013). Rediscovery of the rare tree frog Hyla inframaculata Boulenger, 1882 (Anura: Hylidae), in Amazonian Brazil with notes on variation and distribution, and its generic allocation.  Amphibia-Reptilia 34(3): 421-432. [Abstract]

Jungfer, K.H. (2010): The taxonomic status of some spinybacked treefrogs, genus Osteocephalus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). Zootaxa 2407: 28-50.

Maffei, Fábio et al. (2018). Notes on external morphological variation, natural history, and distribution of Dryaderces inframaculata (Anura: Hylidae), a rare neotropical treefrog. Phyllomedusa 17(1): 145-152. [automatic download]

Ortiz, Diego A. et al. (2020). Molecular phylogenetic relationships and generic placement of Dryaderces inframaculata Boulenger, 1882 (Anura: Hylidae). Vertebrate Zoology 70(3): 357-366.

Pinto, Karll Cavalcante et al. (2017). Dryaderces inframaculata (Boulenger, 1882) (Anura: Hylidae): distribution extension on States of Mato Grosso and Pará, northern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 10: 115-117.

Vaz-Silva, W., Oliveira, R.M., Gonzaga, A.F.N., Pinto, K.C., Poli, F.C., Bilce, T.M., Cesca, L.C.C. (2015): Contributions to the knowledge of amphibians and reptiles from Volta Grande do Xingu, northern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology 75: 205-218.


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