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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Tepuihyla
Ayarzagüena, Señaris & Gorzula, 1993[1]
7 species (see text)

Tepuihyla (common names: Amazon tree frogs, Tepui tree frogs) is a genus of frogs in the Hylidae family found in mountains of eastern and southeastern Venezuela and Guyana, and likely in adjacent Brazil.[2] A tepui is a table-top mountain characteristic of the Guiana Highlands.


There are seven species in this genus:[2]

Binomial name and author Common name
T. aecii Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993 Monte Duida tree frog
T. edelcae (Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993) Ayarzaguena's tree frog
T. exophthalma (Smith and Noonan, 2001)
T. luteolabris Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993
T. rimarum Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993 Gorzula's Amazon tree frog
T. rodriguezi (Rivero, 1968) Rodriguez's Amazon tree frog
T. warreni (Duellman and Hoogmoed, 1992)


  1. ^ Ayarzagüena, J., J.C. Señaris y S. Gorzula (1992) Un nuevo genero para las especies del "grupo Osteocephalus rodriguezi" (Anura: ylidae). Memorias de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. 52(138): 213-221
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Tepuihyla Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 

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