Los Tayos rocket frog Hyloxalus nexipus, copyright Tom Kirschey.

Belongs within: Dendrobatidae.

Hyloxalus is a genus of typically cryptically-coloured arrow poison frogs marked by a pale oblique lateral stripe.

<==Hyloxalus Jiménez de la Espada 1870GM19
| i. s.: *H. fuliginosus [=Colostethus fuliginosus]GM19
| H. jacobuspetersiFB17
|--+--+--H. maculosusPW11
| | `--+--H. bocageiPW11
| | `--H. sauliPW11
| `--+--H. subpunctatusPW11
| `--+--H. leucophaeusPW11
| `--H. sordidusPW11
`--+--+--+--H. anthracinusPW11
| | `--+--H. pulcherrimusPW11
| | `--H. sylvaticusPW11
| `--+--H. vertebralisPW11
| `--+--H. delatorreaePW11
| `--H. pulchellusPW11
`--+--H. nexipusPW11
`--+--+--H. azureiventrisPW11
| `--H. chlorocraspedusPW11
`--+--H. idiomelusPW11
`--+--H. insulatusPW11
`--+--H. elachyhistusPW11
`--+--H. infraguttatusPW11
`--+--H. awaPW11
`--H. toachiPW11

*Type species of generic name indicated


[FB17] Feng, Y.-J., D. C. Blackburn, D. Liang, D. M. Hillis, D. B. Wake, D. C. Cannatella & P. Zhang. 2017. Phylogenomics reveals rapid, simultaneous diversification of three major clades of Gondwanan frogs at the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 114 (29): E5864–E5870.

[GM19] Guillory, W. X., M. R. Muell, K. Summers & J. L. Brown. 2019. Phylogenomic reconstruction of the Neotropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) and their conservation. Diversity 11: 126.

[PW11] Pyron, R. A., & J. J. Wiens. 2011. A large-scale phylogeny of Amphibia including over 2800 species, and a revised classification of extant frogs, salamanders, and caecilians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 543–583.

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