Hyloscirtus lascinius (Rivero, 1970)

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

Hyla lascinia Rivero, 1970 "1969", Caribb. J. Sci., 9: 145. Holotype: MCZ 65901, by original designation. Type locality: "Tabor, above Delicias (opposite Herran, Colombia), region of Páramo de Tamá, 1700 m., Estado Táchira, Venezuela".

Hyloscirtus lasciniusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85.

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

English Names

Tabor Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).

Distribution

Eastern slopes of northern part of Cordillera Oriental of Andes in Norte de Santander, Colombia, as well as adjacent extreme western Venezuela (Táchira and Mérida States) as well as in the Sierra de Perija, Zulia, Venezuela. 

Comment

In the Hyloscirtus bogotensis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84-85. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 71, for comments on range, systematics, and literature. Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, and Barrio-Amorós, 2016, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 10 (1: e130): 34–39, reported on the call and provided records from the Sierra de Perija, Zulia, Venezuela. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 72, for comments on range, systematics, and literature.

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