Adelastes hylonomos Zweifel, 1986

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Adelastinae > Genus: Adelastes > Species: Adelastes hylonomos

Adelastes hylonomos Zweifel, 1986, Am. Mus. Novit., 2863: 4. Holotype: AMNH 123696, by original designation. Type locality: "near the Neblina Base Camp on the Rio Baria, 140 m elevation, 00°49′50″N, 66°09′40″ W, Rio Negro Department, Amazonas Federal Territory, Venezuela".

English Names

Neblina Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).


Vicinity of the type locality in the foothills of Cerro Neblina, Amazonas, southern Venezuela and ca. 204 km to the south of that locality at the municipality of Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, state of Amazonas, northern Brazil; Guyana, at plateau above Meamu River.  


Reported for the municipality of Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, state of Amazonas, northern Brazil, by Almeida, Carvalho, Gordo, Rojas-Zamora, and Menin, 2014, Check List, 10: 1226–1228, who also reported on the advertisement call. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 101, for comments on range and literature.

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