Dryophytes suweonensis (Kuramoto, 1980)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Dryophytes > Species: Dryophytes suweonensis

Hyla suweonensis Kuramoto, 1980, Copeia, 1980: 102. Holotype: OMNH 6035, by original designation. Type locality: "rice paddy of the Office of Rural Development, Suweon, [South] Korea". Synonymy by Dufresnes, Litvinchuk, Borzée, Jang, Li, Miura, Perrin, and Stöck, 2016, BMC Evol. Biol., 16(253): 1, and Zhang, Luu, Yu, Zhang, Al-attar, and Storey, 2019, Int. J. Biol. Macromolecules, 132: 461–469. 

Hyla (Dryophytes) suweonensis — Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 331, by implication.  

Dryophytes suweonensis — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 23; Borzée, Kong, Didinger, Nguyen, and Jang, 2018, Herpetol. J., 28: 160–170.

English Names

Suweon Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58; Yang, Kim, Min, and Suh, 2001, Monogr. Korean Amph.: 52).

Distribution

Lowlands of the western Korean Peninsula, north of the Chilgap Mountain Range in west-central Rep. Korea) north to about Mundeok, Dem. Rep. Korea. 

Comment

 Borzée, Kong, Didinger, Nguyen, and Jang, 2018, Herpetol. J., 28: 160–170, discussed mtDNA phylogeography and osteological differences (Dryophytes suweonensis in this study composed of both Dryophytes suweonensis and the subsequently named Dryophytes flaviventris) from Dryophytes immaculatusBorzée, Messenger, Chae, Andersen, Groffen, Kim, An, Othman, Ri, Nam, Bae, Ren, Li, Chuang, Yi, Shin, Kwon, Jang, and Min, 2020, PLoS One, 15(6: e0234299): 1–34, discussed the systematics, call, morphology, and biogeography of this species with respect to nearest relatives, Dryophytes immaculatus and Dryophytes flaviventris. See also Lee and Park, 1992, Korean J. Zool., 35: 219-225, reported on geographic variation in mtDNA restriction sites (in the sense of also including Dryophytes flaviventris). Lee, Yang, Kim, Lee, Lee, Yang, and Lee, 1999, Korean J. Genet., 3: 295-301, reported (in the sense of including Dryophytes flaviventris) on sequence divergence from Hyla japonica.    

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