Ecnomiohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ecnomiohyla
12 species

Ecnomiohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 100. Type species: Hypsiboas miliarius Cope, 1886, by original designation.

English Names

Marvelous Frogs (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 12).

Fringe-limbed Treefrogs (Mendelson, Eichenbaum, and Campbell, 2015, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 10: 187).  

Distribution

Wet forested highlands of southern Mexico through Central America to Colombia.

Comment

Ecnomiohyla is formed from the former Hyla tuberculosa group, excluding Hyla dendrophasma (now Ptychohyla dendrophasma), and a fragment of the former Hyla miotympanum group according to the original publication. In the Hylini of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 89, suggested that Ecnomiohyla may not be monophyletic, as did Wiens, Kuczynski, Hua, and Moen, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 5555: 871–882. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543–583, in their study of Genbank sequences, but seemingly excluding the rhodopsin data from Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294, suggested that Ecnomiohyla is not monophyletic. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 222–226, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Central America, compared with with other species of hylids from that region, and provided range maps and photographs. Batista, Hertz, Mebert, Köhler, Lotzkat, Ponce, and Vesely, 2014, Zootaxa, 3826: 449–474, provided a molecular tree of the species. Mendelson, Eichenbaum, and Campbell, 2015, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 10: 187–194, reviewed the species of Nuclear Central America. 

Contained taxa (12 sp.):

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