Eleutherodactylus jamesdixoni Devitt, Tseng, Taylor-Adair, Koganti, Timugura, and Cannatella, 2023

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Eleutherodactylus > Species: Eleutherodactylus jamesdixoni

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) jamesdixoni Devitt, Tseng, Taylor-Adair, Koganti, Timugura, and Cannatella, 2023, PeerJ, 11(e14985): 19. Holotype: IBH 34852, by original designation. Type locality: "Mexico, State of Sinaloa, Municipality of Concordia, 7.7 road miles west of El Palmito on the highway from Concordia to Durango (23.50418, −105.83701), 1,992 m". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:6DB31FC7-7DC2-413B-9934-1D370CF5D5EB

English Names

Dixon’s Peeping Frog (original publication). 


Southern Sierra Madre Occidental of Sinaloa (and presumably adjacent Durango) south through Nayarit to southwestern and southern Zacatecas,  and northern Jalisco, presumably extending into extreme northwestern Michoacán, Mexico. 


Most similar to, and the sister taxon of, Eleutherodactylus nitidus according to the original publication, where comparative morphology, advertisement call, and molecular markers were detailed. 

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