Sphaenorhynchus carneus (Cope, 1868)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Sphaenorhynchus > Species: Sphaenorhynchus carneus

Hylella carnea Cope, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 20: 111. Type(s): USNM 6728; apparently lost. Type locality: "Napo or upper Maranon", Peru.

Hylella carneaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 420.

Sphoenohyla habra Goin, 1957, Caldasia, 8: 18. Holotype: UF 8508, by original designation. Type locality: "near Leticia", Comisaria Amazonas, Colombia. Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 22.

Dryomelictes habraGoin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 9.

Hyla habraGorham, 1963, Canad. Field Nat., 77: 22.

Sphaenorhynchus habrusRivero, 1969, Copeia, 1969: 702.

Sphaenorhynchus carneusDuellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 22.

English Names

Napo Lime Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).


Upper Amazon Basin in southern Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador; central Amazonia in Brazil.


See Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 22. Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 181–182, provided a brief account including characterization of call. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 51, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Zimmerman, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 235–246, reported on advertisement call. 

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