Scinax skuki Lima, Cruz, and Azevedo, 2011

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

Scinax skuki Lima, Cruz, and Azevedo, 2011, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 529: 3. Holotype: MNRJ 70000, by original designation. Type locality: "BRAZIL, ALAGOAS, Área de Proteção Ambiental do Catolé e Fernão Velho (9° 33′ S, 35° 47′ W), Municipality of Maceió, State of Alagoas, northeastern Brazil".

Ololygon skuki — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Área de Proteção Ambiental do Catolé e Fernão Velho, Municipality of Maceió, State of Alagoas, northeastern Brazil).

Comment

In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group, and most similar to Scinax argyreornatus, according to the original publication. Rodrigues, Nascimento, Almeida, and Mott, 2017, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ.: 204–215, reported on larval morphology. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil.  

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