Diasporus hylaeformis

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Diasporus hylaeformis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Eleutherodactylidae
Genus: Diasporus
Species: D. hylaeformis
Binomial name
Diasporus hylaeformis
(Cope, 1875)

Eleutherodactylus hylaeformis (Cope, 1875)

Diasporus hylaeformis, also known as the Pico Blanco robber frog, is a species of frog in the Eleutherodactylidae family. It is found in humid mountain areas in Costa Rica and Panama.[2] Its natural habitats are dense montane forest and rainforest. It is an abundant, nocturnal species found in low vegetation.[1]

At 26 mm (1.0 in) snout–vent length, female Diasporus hylaeformis are the largest frogs in the genus Diasporus.[3]


  1. ^ a b Pounds, A.; Bolaños, F.; Chaves, G.; Solís, F.; Ibáñez, R.; Savage, J.; Jaramillo, C. & Fuenmayor, Q. (2008). "Diasporus hylaeformis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Diasporus hylaeformis (Cope, 1875)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Hedges, S. B.; Duellman, W. E. & Heinicke, M. P (2008). "New World direct-developing frogs (Anura: Terrarana): Molecular phylogeny, classification, biogeography, and conservation" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1737: 1–182.