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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Bromeliohyla
Faivovich [fr], Haddad [fr], Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler [fr], 2005[1]
Type species
Hyla bromeliacia
Schmidt, 1933

3 species (see text)

Bromeliohyla, the bromeliad tree frogs, is a group of frogs in the family Hylidae.[2][3] Scientists made this genus in 2005 when they looked at all the Hylidae frogs again. The first two species they put in this genus had been in Hyla.[1] They are found in tropical southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and northern Honduras.[2]

Species[change | change source]

There are three species in this genus:[2][3]

Binomial name and author Common name
Bromeliohyla bromeliacia (Schmidt, 1933) Bromeliad tree frog
Bromeliohyla dendroscarta (Taylor, 1940) Greater bromeliad tree frog
Bromeliohyla melacaena (McCranie and Castañeda, 2006)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Faivovich, Julián; Haddad, Célio F.B.; Garcia, Paulo C.A.; Frost, Darrel R.; Campbell, Jonathan A. & 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. CiteSeerX doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2005)294[0001:SROTFF]2.0.CO;2. hdl:2246/462. S2CID 83925199.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Frost, Darrel R. (2019). "Bromeliohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Hylidae". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2019. Retrieved 2 November 2019.