Tepuihyla shushupe Ron, Venegas, Ortega-Andrade, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Salerno, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Tepuihyla > Species: Tepuihyla shushupe

Tepuihyla shushupe Ron, Venegas, Ortega-Andrade, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Salerno, 2016, ZooKeys, 630: 131. Holotype: CORBIDI 12513, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru, Loreto department, Maynas province, head waters of rivers Ere and Campuya, Putumayo River basin (1.6790°S, 73.7197°W), 145 m above sea level". http://zoobank.org/8045B112-6377-491C-ACFD-3DF3BA2192F7 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (1.6790°S, 73.7197°W), in the headwaters of rivers Ere and Campuya, at an elevation of 145 m, in the Putumayo river basin in Maynas Province, Loreto Department, Peru, near the boundary with Colombia. A specimen from Rio Querari (Amazonas, Brazil) probably refers to this species according to the original publication; also reported from Estação Ecológica Juami-Japurá, municipality of Japurá, Amazonas, Brazil. Records of nominal Tepuihyla tuberculosa from southeastern Colombia presumably apply to this species. 

Comment

Confused previously with Ecnomiohyla tuberculosa according to the original publication. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call. Simões, Rojas-Runjaic, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Castroviejo-Fisher, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 211–219, provided a record for Brazil (Estação Ecológica Juami-Japurá, municipality of Japurá, Amazonas, Brazil) and described the advertisement call.  

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