Hypopachus guancasco Firneno, Itgen, Jacobs, Mcdaniels, Luque-Montes, Wilson, and Townsend, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Hypopachus > Species: Hypopachus guancasco

Hypopachus guancasco Firneno, Itgen, Jacobs, Mcdaniels, Luque-Montes, Wilson, and Townsend, 2021, Syst. Biodiversity, 19: 197. Holotype: UF 157250, by original designation. Type locality: "3.5 straight-line km NNW of Guajiquiro (14.1462N, 87.8442W [DD]), 2,205m elevation, Departamento de La Paz, Honduras". 

English Names

Lenca Sheep Frog (original publication)

Distribution

Lenca Highlands in the Departments of Intibuca and La Paz, Honduras, 1900 to 2205 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with, and the sister taxon of Hypopachus barberi according to the original publication, where the morphological and molecular differences, as well as larval morphology, were discussed. 

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