Costa Rica brook frog

Costa Rica brook frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Duellmanohyla
Species: D. uranochroa
Binomial name
Duellmanohyla uranochroa
(Cope, 1875)

The Costa Rica brook frog or red-eyed stream frog[2] (Duellmanohyla uranochroa) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers.

As of 2013, This species is classified as endangered by the IUCN.[1] Declines and local extinctions have been reported for populations (referred to as Hyla uranochroa) within the Monteverde region of Costa Rica's Cordillera de Tilaran, synchronous with the decline of 24 (from a total of 53) other amphibian species during 1990.[3][4]


  1. 1 2 NatureServe & IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Duellmanohyla uranochroa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved May 8, 2014.
  2. Schoville, Sean University of California
  3. Pounds, J. A., and Crump, M. L. (1994). "Amphibian declines and climate disturbance: The case of the golden toad and the harlequin frog." Conservation Biology, 8(1), 72-85.
  4. Pounds, J. A., Fogden, M. P. L., and Campbell, J. H. (1999). Biological response to climate change on a tropical mountain. Nature, 398(6728), 611-615.

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