Exerodonta bivocata
Chiapan Highlands Treefrog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Duellman and Campbell, 2000, Misc Publ Kansas; Faivovich J, Haddad CFB, Garcia PCA, Frost DR, Campbell JA, Wheeler WC 2005 Systematic revision of the frog family Hylidae with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 294, 240 pp

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the north-eastern slopes of the central highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, between 1,600 and 1,700m asl. The limits of its distribution are not known.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in streamside vegetation within cloud forest, and is presumed to breed in the streams.


There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known. However, it seems possible that it is suffering habitat loss through some degree of deforestation for timber and conversion of land to agricultural use.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it is present in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was elevated from subspecies status under Exerodonta melanomma by Campbell and Duellman (2000). It was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Exerodonta (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Exerodonta bivocata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55414A11304478. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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