Boana appendiculata (Boulenger, 1882)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana appendiculata

Hyla appendiculata Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 349. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.13.1 (Canelos), 1947.2.13.2-3 (Santarém), 1947.2.13.4-5 (Canelos), 1947.2.13.6 (Bahia), 1947.2.13.7 (interior of Brazil), 1947.2.13.8 (Brazil), 1947.2.13.9 (Sarayacu); BMNH 1947.2.13.1 (formerly (Canelos) designated lecotype by Parker, 1933, Trop. Agric., Trinidad, 10: 8. Type localities: "Canelos", Santarém, Bahia, "interior of Brazil", Brazil, and "Sarayacu", Ecuador. Restricted to Canelos, Ecuador, by lectotype designation of Parker, 1933, Trop. Agric., Trinidad, 10: 8.

Hyla punctatissima appendiculata — Parker, 1933, Trop. Agric., Trinidad, 10: 10.

Boana appendiculata — Caminer and Ron, 2020, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 190: 160. 

English Names

Canelos Treefrog (Caminer and Ron, 2020, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 190: 162). 


Ecuador (Morona Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Sucumbíos and Zamora Chinchipe provinces), Brazil (Amazonas, Pará and Rondônia states) and Colombia (Putumayo Province), elevations of 14 to 1050 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador


See account by Caminer and Ron, 2020, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 190: 160–166, who removed the name from the synonymy of Boana geographica, where it had been placed by Parker, 1935, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1935: 512. 

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