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Anotheca spinosa

Anotheca spinosa (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Hylinae
Tribus: Hylini
Genus: Anotheca
Species: Anotheca spinosa


Anotheca spinosa (Steindachner, 1864)

Type locality: "Brasilien".

Holotype: NHMW 16101.


* Hyla spinosa Steindachner, 1864
* Gastrotheca coronata Stejneger, 1911
* Nototrema coronatum — Nieden, 1923
* Anotheca coronata — Smith, 1939
* Anotheca spinosa — Duellman, 1968


* Steindachner, 1864, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 14: 239.
* Duellman, 1968, Herpetologica, 24: 195.
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Anotheca spinosa . Accessed on 18 Apr 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Anotheca spinosa (Near Threatened) Downloaded on 18 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Spiny-headed Treefrog


Anotheca spinosa is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Anotheca. It is found in Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.


* Santos-Barrera, G., Flores-Villela, O., Solís, F., Ibáñez, R., Savage, J. & Chaves, G. 2004. Anotheca spinosa. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.

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