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Plectrohyla acanthodes

Plectrohyla acanthodes (commonly known as the thorny spikethumb frog) is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is found in Guatemala and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Plectrohyla acanthodes
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Plectrohyla
P. acanthodes
Binomial name
Plectrohyla acanthodes


  • Santos-Barrera, G.; Canseco-Márquez, L.; Acevedo, M.; Muñoz Alonso, A.; Mendelson III, J. (2006). "Plectrohyla acanthodes". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2006: e.T55870A11383728. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T55870A11383728.en. Retrieved 21 December 2017.