This species occurs in the Caribbean lowlands of Mexico and central America, from southern Veracruz, Mexico (including the eastern Yucatan Peninsula) southeastward through Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, at 0-1,585m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in lowland and montane tropical humid forest. It is found in temporary and permanent ponds where it breeds. It persists in disturbed habitats, as long as there is deep water available.
It is locally common throughout its range.
It is threatened only by the complete removal of vegetation.
It is protected in many parks throughout its range.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the new genus Tlalocohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Santos-Barrera, G., Chaves, G., Savage, J., Wilson, L.D. & Bolaños, F. 2008. Tlalocohyla loquax. In: IUCN 2014