Dryophytes bocourti (Mocquard, 1899)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Dryophytes > Species: Dryophytes bocourti

Hyliola bocourti Mocquard, 1899, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 4, 1: 341-342. Syntypes: MNHNP 1266 (2 specimens), 6370 (6 specimens), 6371 (6 specimens), according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 55; MNHNP 98.259 (1 specimen), according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 18. 14 syntypes noted in the original publication. Type locality: "Haute Vera-Paz", Guatemala.

Hyla bocourtiGünther, 1901, Biol. Centr. Amer., Rept. Batr., Vol. 7, Part 165: 263.

Hyla (Dryophrytes) bocourti — Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 331, by implication. 

Dryophytes bocourti — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 23. Provisional generic assignment. 

English Names

Bocourt's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).


Highlands (1300–1536 m) of Baja Verapaz and southern Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.


In the Hyla eximia group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 102. Considered a synonym of Hyla euphorbiacea by Taylor, 1939 "1938", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 25: 421–445, and Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 505–510. Resurrected by Stuart, 1948, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 69: 1–109, and Campbell and Lawson, 1992, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 105: 393–399. See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 987–990. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 248. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 229–230, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Hyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.

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