Hyla nicefori Cochran and Goin, 1970:156

Colombian backpack frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cryptobatrachus nicefori Cochran and Goin, 1970:156


Conservation Status


Last record: 1970 or before

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype (Cochran & Goin, 1970; Ardila-Robayo & Rueda, 2004).

Holotype: MLS 138






Original scientific description:

Cochran, D. M. and Goin, C. J. (1970). Frogs of Colombia. United States National Museum Bulletin, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.


Other references:

María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda. (2015). Hyla nicefori. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T55306A85827001. . Downloaded on 25 January 2016.

Infante-Rivero, E.E., Velozo, P. and Rojas-Runjaic, F.J.M. 2009. Primer registro del lagarto Anolis apollinaris para Venezuela. Boletín del Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas 43: 299-304.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.


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