Phyllomedusa vaillantii Boulenger, 1882

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phyllomedusidae > Genus: Phyllomedusa > Species: Phyllomedusa vaillantii

Phyllomedusa vaillantii Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 427. Holotype: BMNH 1947. 2. 22. 34 (formerly 74.6.5.1) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 98. Type locality: "Santarem, [Pará,] Brazil".

Phyllomedusa perlata Boulenger, 1884 "1883", Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1883: 638. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.25.82 (formerly 84.2.18.54) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 97. Type locality: "Yurimaguas, Huallaga River, [Loreto,] Northern Peru". Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Herpetologica, 30: 109.

Phyllomedusa feltoni Shreve, 1935, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 8: 214. Holotype: MCZ 19941, by original designation. Type locality: "Sarayacu, [Pastaza Province,] Ecuador". Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Herpetologica, 30: 109.

Phyllomedusa (Pithecopus) perlataLutz and Kloss, 1952, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 50: 663.

Phyllomedusa blombergi Funkhouser, 1957, Occas. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Stanford Univ., 5: 41. Holotype: CAS-SU 13241, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Rosa de Sucumbio, Río Rimi-Yacu, Departamento Putumayo, upper Amazon, Colombia". Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Herpetologica, 30: 109.

Pithecopus vaillantiLutz, 1966, Copeia, 1966: 236.

English Names

White-lined Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).

White-lined Monkey Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 190).

Distribution

Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and northeastern Brazil to Amazon Basin of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and northern Bolivia; reported from Cerro Neblina, extreme southern Amazonas, Venezuela.

Comment

See Duellman, 1974, Herpetologica, 30: 105–112. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 180–181, provided a brief account including characterization of call and tadpole. Zimmerman, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 235–246, reported on vocalization. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 46–47, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 106–107, provided a brief account and photo. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 41, provided the Venezuelan record. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 258–261, provided an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history). Not assigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 117–118. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 194–195, provided an account. See account for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 212–215. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 414, for brief account and records for Guyana. Barrio-Amorós, 2009, Mem. Fund. La Salle Cienc. Nat., 171: 19-46, reported on the biology and range of the species in Venezuela. Freitas, Farias, Oliveira e Sousa, Vieira, Moura, and Uhlig, 2014, Herpetol. Notes, 7: 457–459, provided a record for the state of Maranhão, Brazil. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 108, for comments on range and literature. For identification of larvae in central Amazonia, Brazil, see Hero, 1990, Amazoniana, 11: 201–262. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 190–191. Röhr, Camurugi, Paterno, Gehara, Juncá, Álvares, Brandão, and Garda, 2020, Canad. J. Zool., 98: 495–504, reported on the evolution and causes of variability of advertisement call. 

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