Dendropsophus rhodopeplus (Günther, 1858)

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

Hyla rhodopepla Günther, 1858, Arch. Naturgesch., 24: 328. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.23.53 (formerly 58.7.25.30) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 94. Type locality: "Anden von Ecuador".

Hyla rhodopeplaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 389.

Hyla aluminiata Andersson, 1906, Ark. Zool., 3(12): 16. Syntypes: NHRM 1953-56 (5 specimens; San Fermin), 1357-59 (3 specimens; Chaquimaya), according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 93. Type locality: "San Fermin, [Departamento La Paz,] Bolivia", and "Chaquimayo, [Departamento Puno,] Peru". Synonymy by Duellman, 1972, Herpetologica, 28: 369.

Hyla rufopunctata Andersson, 1906, Ark. Zool., 3(12): 18. Holotype: NHRM 1960, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 94. Type locality: "Lagunillas, [Departamento La Paz,] Bolivia". Synonymy by Duellman, 1972, Herpetologica, 28: 369.

Hyla albida Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 27. Syntypes: NHMG 471 (2 specimens). Type locality: "Roque, [Departamento San Martín,] Peru". Synonymy by Duellman, 1972, Herpetologica, 28: 369.

Dendropsophus rhodopeplusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

Red-skirted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57).

Distribution

Upper Amazon Basin from southern Colombia through Ecuador, Peru, and adjacent Brazil to Bolivia.

Comment

See Duellman, 1972, Herpetologica, 28: 369-375, for account. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65:159–161, provided a brief account including characterization of call and tadpole. Márquez, De la Riva, and Bosch, 1993, Biotropica, 25: 426–443, described the advertisement call. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 223–225, provided an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history). In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91-92. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 144–145. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Orrico, Grant, Faivovich, Rivera-Correa, Rada, Lyra, Cassini, Valdujo, Schargel, Machado, Wheeler, Barrio-Amorós, Loebmann, Moravec, Zina, Solé, Sturaro, Peloso, Suárez, and Haddad, 2021, Cladistics, 37: 73–105.  

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