Plectrohyla siopela Duellman, 1968:570

Voiceless treefrog, Mute treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla siopela Duellman, 1968:570; Sarcohyla siopela (Duellman, 1968)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1970's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



the west slope of Cofre de Perote Mountain, Veracruz (central), Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Duellman, W. E. (1968). Descriptions of new hylid frogs from Mexico and Central America. University of Kansas Publications. Museum of Natural History 17: 559-578.

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.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Timothy Burkhardt. (2010). Plectrohyla siopela. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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