Isthmohyla rivularis Taylor, 1952



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla rivularis Taylor, 1952


Conservation Status

Last record: 1989 (Costa Rica); 1996 (Panama)

Rediscovered in 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Costa Rica & Panama


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1952). A review of the frogs and toads of Costa Rica. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 35: 577-942.

Other references:

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.

Hertz, Andras et al. (2012). Field notes on findings of threatened amphibian species in the central mountain range of western Panama. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 6(2): 9-30.

Savage, J. M. (2002). The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica. A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. & London, United Kingdom: University of Chicago Press. 954 pp.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, Alan Pounds, Federico Bolaños, Gerardo Chaves, Karen Lips 2010. Isthmohyla rivularis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 25 May 2014.


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