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Ptychohyla zophodes
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Information
Common Name Gloomy Mountain Stream Frog
Range Atlantic slopes of northern Oaxaca, Mexico.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Hylidae
Genus Ptychohyla
Species Ptychohyla zophodes
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

Ptychohyla zophodes (common name: gloomy mountain stream frog) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is endemic to the Atlantic slopes of northern Oaxaca, Mexico. Before being described as a new species in 2000, it was mixed with Ptychohyla leonhardschultzei. Its natural habitats are cloud forests and lower montane rainforests. It typically occurs in vegetation close to streams. It is threatened by habitat loss and chytridiomycosis.

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