Scinax humilis (A. Lutz and B. Lutz, 1954)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax humilis

Hyla humilis A. Lutz and B. Lutz In Lutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 160. Holotype: MNRJ 2248, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 64. Type locality: "Marshy lowlands of the Federal District and Baixada Fluminense" (English text), "Brejos da Baixada Fluminense e Carioca" (Portuguese text), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; rendered as "Rio Babi, Nova Iguaçu, Estado do Rio de Janeiro", Brazil, by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 52.

Ololygon humilisFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

Scinax humilisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 15, 22.

English Names

Rio Babi Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).

Distribution

Coastal lowlands of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil.

Comment

Larval morphology described by Carvalho-e-Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 1998, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 25: 47–52. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 58, provided a brief account and photo. Hepp, Lourenço, and Pombal, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 212–230, reported on acoustic traits (as Scinax humilis).

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