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Hypsiboas pulchellus

Hypsiboas pulchellus (*)

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: Cophomantini
Genus: Hypsiboas
Species: Hypsiboas pulchellus


Hypsiboas pulchellus (Duméril & Bibron, 1841)

Type locality: "Montévidéo", Uruguay.

Holotype: Syntypes - MNHNP 163 and 4836.


* Hyla pulchella Duméril and Bibron, 1841
* Hyla leucomelas Duméril and Bibron, 1841
* Hyla agrestis Bell, 1843
* Hyla vautieri Bibron, 1843, in Bell, 1843
* Hyla albovittata Lichtenstein and Martens, 1856
* Hyla leucotaenia Burmeister, 1861
* Hyla bracteator Hensel, 1867
* Hyla bracteator — Boulenger, 1882
* Hyla mocquardi Günther, 1901
* Hyla pulchella pulchella — Barrio, 1965
* Hyla pulchella pulchella — Barrio, 1965
* Scinax vautieri — Duellman, 1993
* Hypsiboas pulchellus — Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005
* Boana pulchella — Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005


* Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 588.
* Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87
* 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. Hypsiboas pulchellus . Accessed on 14 Apr 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Hypsiboas pulchellus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 14 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Montevideo Treefrog

The Montevideo Treefrog (Hypsiboas pulchellus) is a frog species in the family Hylidae. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, intermittent freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and pastureland. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.


* Kwet, A., Aquino, L., Lavilla, E. & di Tada, I. 2004. Hypsiboas pulchellus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.

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