Pelodytes hespericus Díaz-Rodríguez, Gehara, Márquez, Vences, Gonçalves, Sequeira, Martínez-Solano, and Tejedo, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodytidae > Genus: Pelodytes > Species: Pelodytes hespericus

Pelodytes hespericus Díaz-Rodríguez, Gehara, Márquez, Vences, Gonçalves, Sequeira, Martínez-Solano, and Tejedo, 2017, Zootaxa, 4243: 28. Holotype: EBD 34505, by original designation. Type locality: "Artunido (Casas de Carrasco), Sierra de Segura, Jaén province, Spain. Geo. coord: 38.119349, -2.691951". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE502CF7-6F19-43A2-AD79-15DBE777E28B

English Names

Hesperides' Parsley Frog (Dufresnes, 2019, Amph. Eur., N. Afr., & Middle East: 50).

Distribution

Low and mid-elevation montane areas of eastern and central Spain in the provinces from the provinces of Leon, Zamora, and La Rioja, south through Madrid, Toledo, and Ciudad Real to Jaén, Granada, and Almeria.  

Comment

See comments under Pelodytes punctatus for possible relevant literature. See Dufresnes, 2019, Amph. Eur., N. Afr., & Middle East: 50, for brief summary of identifying morphology, range map, and biology as well as a photograph. 

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