Hyloxalus toachi

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Hyloxalus toachi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Hyloxalus
Species: H. toachi
Binomial name
Hyloxalus toachi
(Coloma, 1995)
Synonyms

Colostethus toachi Coloma, 1995[2]

Hyloxalus toachi is a species of frog in the family Dendrobatidae. It is endemic to northwestern Ecuador.[3]

Description[edit]

Males measure 18–23 mm (0.71–0.91 in) and females 25–28 mm (0.98–1.10 in) in snout–vent length.[2]

Habitat and conservation[edit]

Natural habitats of Hyloxalus toachi are humid tropical and very humid premontane forests as well as lowland grasslands. It is a locally common species that can be threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cisneros-Heredia, D.; Almandáriz, A.; Yánez-Muñoz, M.; Coloma, L.A. & Ron, S. (2004). "Hyloxalus toachi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b Coloma, L. A. (1995). "Ecuadorian frogs of the genus Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae)". Miscellaneous Publication, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas. 87: 1–72.
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Hyloxalus toachi (Coloma, 1995)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 April 2015.