Plectrohyla teuchestes Duellman and Campbell, 1992

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Plectrohyla > Species: Plectrohyla teuchestes

Plectrohyla teuchestes Duellman and Campbell, 1992, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 181: 15. Holotype: KU 58831, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Los Alpes, ca. 1000 m, Departamento Alta Verapaz, Guatemala (15° 22′ N, 90° 01′ W)".

Hyla teuchestesWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 25, by implication.

English Names

Alta Verapaz Spikethumb Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (elevation 1000 m) on the southern slope of the Sierra de Xucaneb in eastern Guatemala.

Comment

See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1072-1074. In the Plectrohyla guatemalensis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 276. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 246–255, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Plectrohyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.

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