Tlalocohyla smithii
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 occurs from central Sinaloa, southward along the Pacific lowlands to southern Oaxaca, and inland in the Balsas-Tepalcatepec Basin in Morelos and Puebla, Mexico. It occurs up to 1,332m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits subhumid lowlands in seasonal forests. It is highly associated with temporal streams and ponds where it breeds.


This is a very common species. Several surveys conducted in central and Pacific Mexico report the presence of abundant populations of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No specific threats have been identified for this species, but local populations are presumably impacted by deforestation.

Conservation Actions

This species occurs in at least two biosphere reserves including Chamela-Cuixmala, as well as other national parks. At present, no conservation measures are required for this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Tlalocohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).


Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Paulino Ponce-Campos 2010. Tlalocohyla smithii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55660A11334450. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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