Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis

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Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Sarcohyla
S. miahuatlanensis
Binomial name
Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis
(Caldwell, 1974)
  • Plectrohyla miahuatlanensis (Meik, Smith, Canseco-Márquez, and Campbell, 2006)
  • Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis (Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016)

The Sierra Miahuatlan spikethumb tree frog[2] (Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis) is a frog that lives in Mexico. Scientists have only seen it in one place: a pine-oak forest in the Sierra de Miahuatlán, Oaxaca.[1][3]

The scientists who wrote the first paper about the frog say it is similar to the southern Sierra Madre tree frog in size, but it is a different color.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis (Meik, Smith, Canseco-Márquez, and Campbell, 2006)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved November 27, 2021.
  2. IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2020). "Sierra Miahuatlan Spikethumb Treefrog: Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T135849A53989893. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T135849A53989893.en. Retrieved November 27, 2021.
  3. "Sarcohyla miahuatlanensis". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved November 27, 2021.
  4. Jesse M. Meik; Eric N. Smith; Luis Canseco-Márquez; Jonathan A. Campbell (September 1, 2006). "New Species of the Plectrohyla Bistincta Group (Hylidae: Hylinae: Hylini) from Oaxaca, Mexico (Abstract)". Journal of Herpetology. 40 (3): 304–309. doi:10.1670/0022-1511(2006)40[304:NSOTPB]2.0.CO;2. Retrieved November 28, 2021.