Boana maculateralis (Caminer and Ron, 2014)

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

Hypsiboas maculateralis Caminer and Ron, 2014, ZooKeys, 370: 41. Holotype: QCAZ 40082, by original designation. Type locality: "Ecuador, Provincia Napo, Comunidad Santa Rosa (1.02337°S, 77.48359°W), 354 m above sea level". Zoobank: 

Boana maculateralis — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

Stained Treefrog (original publication). 


Amazon basin of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, and Sucumbíos provinces), Peru (Región de Madre de Dios), 186 to 354 m elevation, and upper Japurá River, Amazonas, Brazil, into adjacent Amazonian Colombia (Amazonas: Municipality of Leticia; Meta: Sierra de la Macarena National Park; Guaviare: San Josédel Guaviare).  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


In the Hypsiboas calcaratus complex, according to the original publication. Rojas-Zamora, Carvalho, Ávila, Almeida, Araujo de Oliveira, Menin, and Gordo, 2017, Herpetozoa, Wien, 30: 108–114, provided the first record for Brazil. Acosta-Galvis, Lasso, and Morales-Betancourt, 2018, Check List, 14: 549–554, provided and discussed the Colombia records. Medina-Rangel, Méndez-Galeano, and Calderón-Espinosa, 2019, Biota Colomb., 20: 84, provided the record for Guaviare, Colombia. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 168–169 (as Hypsiboas maculateralis). Rainha, Martinez, Moraes, Castro, Réjaud, Fouquet, Leite, Rodrigues, and Werneck, 2021, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 134: 177–197, included this species in their Boana calcarata clade and discussed phylogenetics and the influence of subtle environmental factors on geographic variation in morphology.

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