Plectrohyla labedactyla
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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 type locality at San Vicente Lachixio, Sola de Vega District, in south-central Oaxaca, Mexico, at 2,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits dry pine-oak forest, and presumably breeds in streams.


Only one specimen has ever been collected of this species, which is thought to be rare.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threat to this species is logging of the area by local people.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include any protected areas, so the protection of the unique habitat of this species is recommended, especially since several other threatened species are also found in this area.

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 previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Plectrohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).


Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Plectrohyla labedactyla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55527A11326277. .Downloaded on 24 January 2019


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