Hyloscirtus armatus (Boulenger, 1902)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Hyloscirtus > Species: Hyloscirtus armatus

Hyla armata Boulenger, 1902, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 10: 394. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.13.59-60 (formerly 1901.8.2.47-48) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 88. Type locality: "La Paz, Bolivia, 4000 m."

Hyloscirtus armatusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84; Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, Salerno, and Meza-Joya, 2018, Zootaxa, 4382: 121. 

Boana armataWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

Colomascirtus armatus — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 30. 

English Names

Armed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).

Distribution

Cloud forests at elevations of 1700-2400 m on the eastern slopes of the Andes from central Peru to central Bolivia.

Comment

 Márquez, De la Riva, and Bosch, 1993, Biotropica, 25: 426–443, described the advertisement call. The sole member of the Hyla armata group according to Duellman, De la Riva, and Wild, 1997, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 3: 13. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 31, suggested that the species is composite in Bolivia. See brief account by Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 97. In the Hyloscirtus armatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363.

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