Tlalocohyla loquax
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is threatened only by the complete removal of vegetation.

Conservation Actions

It is protected in many parks throughout its range.

Taxonomic Notes

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. & BolaƱos, F. 2008. Tlalocohyla loquax. In: IUCN 2014


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