Atlantihyla melissa Townsend, Herrera-B., Hofmann, Luque-Montes, Ross, Dudek, Krygeris, Duchamp, and Wilson, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Atlantihyla > Species: Atlantihyla melissa

Atlantihyla melissa Townsend, Herrera-B., Hofmann, Luque-Montes, Ross, Dudek, Krygeris, Duchamp, and Wilson, 2020, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 70: 740. Holotype: USNM 578679, by original designation. Type locality: "from alongside the Río Jilamito at La Liberación (15.5302°N, 87.2939°W, WGS84; Figs. 9, 10a-c), 1,030 m, Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texiguat, Departamento de Atlántida, Honduras". ZooBank urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:A63E72DA-E7B3-4B96-9A6D-FAD52411F624

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

At elevations of 780 to 1680 m elevation in the western portion of the Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Departments of Atlántida and Yoro, Honduras, from localities nearly completely contained within the boundaries of Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texiguat. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Atlantihyla spinipollex, and previously confused with that species, according to the original publication. 

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