Sarcohyla sabrina (Caldwell, 1974)

Sierra Juarez treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1970's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Oaxaca, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Caldwell, J.P. 1974. A re-evaluation of the Hyla bistincta species group, with descriptions of three new species (Anura: Hylidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas 28: 1–37.


Other references:

Delia, J. R. J., Whitney, J. L., Burkhardt, T. 2013. Rediscovery of ‘lost’ treefrogs from the Oaxacan highlands of Mexico. Biodiversity and Conservation 22(6-7): 1405-1414.

Duellman, W.E. 2001. The Hylid Frogs of Middle America. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Duellman, W.E, Marion, A.B. and Hedges, S.B. 2016. Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the treefrogs (Amphibia: Anura: Arboranae). Zootaxa 4104: 1-109.

Faivovich, J., Haddad, C.F.B., Garcia, P.C.O., Frost, D.R., Campbell, J.A. and Wheeler, W.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.

Grünwald, C.I., Franz-Chávez, H., Morales-Flores, K., Ahumada-Carrillo, I.T. and Jones, J.M. 2019. A rare new treefrog of the genus Sarcohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4712: 345–364.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Sarcohyla sabrina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T55639A53957863. Accessed on 07 July 2022.

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 119: 555-564.

Toal, K.R. 1994. A new species of Hyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the Sierra de Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico. Herpetologica: 187-193.


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