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Scarthyla vigilans male.jpg
Male Scarthyla vigilans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Scarthyla
Duellman [fr] and de Sá, 1988
Type species
Scarthyla ostinodactyla
Duellman and de Sá, 1988

2 species (see text)

Scarthyla is a genus of tree frogs in the family Hylidae.[1][2][3] They live in the Amazon Basin in Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil. They also live in Colombia and Venezuela and in some Caribbean countries. These frogs are called Madre de Dios treefrogs and South American aquatic treefrogs.[1] They spend time in the water but not all their time.[3]

Species[change | change source]

The genus contains two species:[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Frost, Darrel R. (2020). "Scarthyla Duellman and de Sá, 1988". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.1. American Museum of Natural History. doi:10.5531/db.vz.0001. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Hylidae". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2020. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Duellman, William E.; Marion, Angela B. & Hedges, S. Blair (2016). "Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the treefrogs (Amphibia: Anura: Arboranae)". Zootaxa. 4104 (1): 1–109. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4104.1.1. PMID 27394762.