This species is known only from the type locality, which is the summit of Huachamacari tepui (03° 50'N; 65° 45'W), in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at 1,700m asl, although it might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits high montane tepui forest where it lays its eggs in very rapid waters. The larvae live in the fast-flowing sections of the rivers.
It appears to be common at the Huachamacari summit.
There are no known threats to this species at present.
It is protected within Parque Nacional Duida-Marahuaca.
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.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the new genus Myersiohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Myersiohyla aromatica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55399A11293688. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55399A11293688.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018