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Bromeliohyla, sometimes known as the bromeliad treefrogs, is a genus of frogs in the family Hylidae.[2] This genus was erected in 2005 following a major revision of the Hylidae. The two species in this genus were previously placed in the genus Hyla.[1] They are found in tropical southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and northern Honduras.[2]

Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Bromeliohyla
Faivovich et al., 2005[1]
Type species
Hyla bromeliacia
Schmidt, 1933
2 species (see text)


The genus contains two species:[2][3]

Binomial name and author Common name
Bromeliohyla bromeliacia (Schmidt, 1933) Bromeliad tree frog
Bromeliohyla dendroscarta (Taylor, 1940) Greater bromeliad tree frog


  1. ^ a b Julián Faivovich; Célio F.B. Haddad; Paulo C.A. Garcia; Darrel R. Frost; Jonathan A. Campbell & Ward C. Wheeler (2005). "Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 294: 1–240. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2005)294[0001:SROTFF]2.0.CO;2.
  2. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Bromeliohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Bromeliohyla". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015.