Nyctimantis Boulenger, 1882

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Nyctimantis
7 species

English Names

Brown-eyed Treefrogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Argentina Frogs (Argenteohyla [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).

Distribution

Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru; drainages and mouth of the Río Paraná and the Delta La Plata in Argentina and southern coast of Uruguay; south-central Paraguay; coastal region of southeastern Brazil; upper Orinoco Basin, Venezuela and adjacent Colombia.

Comment

For discussion of former Argenteohyla see Trueb, 1970, Herpetologica, 26: 254-267, and Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 452-453.See Duellman and Trueb, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 58: 1-14. In Lophyohylini of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 107-108. Blotto, Lyra, Cardoso, Rodrigues, Dias, Marciano, Vechio, Orrico, Brandão, Assis, Lantyer-Silva, Rutherford, Gagliardi-Urrutia, Solé, Baldo, Nunes, Cajade, Torres, Grant, Jungfer, Silva, Haddad, and Faivovich, 2021, Cladistics, 37: 36–72, reported on the molecular phylogenetics of this group as well as its placement within the lophiohylines.

Contained taxa (7 sp.):

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