|Scientific Name:||Dryophytes eximius (Baird, 1854)|
Hyla eximia Baird, 1854
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (10 March 2017). American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Until recently, Hyla wrightorum was regarded as a synonym of Hyla eximia, but Duellman (2001) recognized H. wrightorum as a distinct species.
The genus Dryophytes was resurrected from synonymy under Hyla by Duellman et al. (2016) and this species was transferred from Hyla to Dryophytes.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Canseco-Márquez, L. & Hammerson, G.A.|
|Reviewer(s):||Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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|Range Description:||This species occurs in the Sierra Madre Occidental from southern Durango and the Sierra Madre Oriental from southwestern Tamaulipas southward to the Cordillera Volcánica and the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero, Mexico. It is found at elevations of about 910-2,900 m asl (Stebbins, 1985).|
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|Population:||There are numerous secure populations of this species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is found in mesquite-grassland, scrub forests and pine-oak forest. It has been recorded in bromeliads on pine trees (Duellman, 2001). It breeds in shallow pools, ponds, and slow moving streams. Egg masses are laid in loose clumps attached to vegetation in shallow water.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||The range of this species includes numerous protected areas.|
|Amended reason:||This amended assessment has been created because the species was transferred from the genus Hyla to Dryophytes.|
|Citation:||Canseco-Márquez, L. & Hammerson, G.A. 2017. Dryophytes eximius. (amended version published in 2010) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T55478A112713562.Downloaded on 25 September 2017.|
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