Hyloscirtus pacha
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

  hear Fonozoo call (#1)
  hear Fonozoo call (#2)

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: Ecuador


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from two streams at altitudes of 2,225 and 2,350m asl on the Amazonian slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in the province of Morona-Santiago, Ecuador.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known only from streams in cloud forests. It is active at night and breeds in mountain streams.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no direct information on threats to this species, but they are likely to include deforestation due to agricultural development, rearing of livestock, logging and the development of human settlements.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Hyloscirtus pacha. In: IUCN 2014


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