Dendropsophus carnifex (Duellman, 1969)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus carnifex

Hyla carnifex Duellman, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 242. Holotype: KU 117993, by original designation. Type locality: "Tandapi (formerly known as Corneja Astorga, 0° 24′ S, 78° 51′ W), Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador, 1460 m".

Dendropsophus carnifexFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 90.

English Names

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

Executioner Clownfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 104). 

Distribution

Elevations of 1276 to 2456 m on the Pacific slopes of Andes in northern Ecuador.

Comment

See comment under Dendropsophus bogertiDe la Riva, Márquez, and Bosch, 1997, Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 47: 175–185, reported on the call. In the Dendropsophus columbianus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 90. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 104–106, provided an account and dot map. 

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