Duellmanohyla ignicolor (Duellman, 1961)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1970

Rediscovered in 8 September 2015

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Oaxaca, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Duellman, W. E. (1961). Descriptions of two new species of frogs, genus Ptychohyla: studies of American hylid frogs V. University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 13: 349-357.


Other references:

Campbell, J.A. and Smith, E.N. 1992. A new frog of the genus Ptychohyla (Hylidae) from the Sierra de Santa Cruz, Guatemala, and description of a new genus of Middle American stream-breeding treefrogs. Herpetologica: 153-167.

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.

Furbush, R., I. W. Caviedes-Solis, F. R. Méndez-de la Cruz, and A. D. Leaché. (2017). Missing in action for nearly 50 years: rediscovery of the Mexican treefrog Duellmanohyla ignicolor (Anura: Hylidae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 4: 120-127.

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: 555-564.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Antonio Muñoz Alonso, Luis Canseco-Márquez. 2004. Duellmanohyla ignicolor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55308A11287783. Downloaded on 02 April 2017.


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