Isthmohyla tica Starrett, 1966

Starrett's treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla tica Starrett, 1966


Conservation Status

Last record: 1997

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Costa Rica & Panama


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Starrett, P. H. (1966). Rediscovery of Hyla pictipes Cope, with description of a new montane stream Hyla from Costa Rica. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 65: 17-28.

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.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group & NatureServe. (2013). Isthmohyla tica. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 14 July 2013.


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