Eleutherodactylus colimotl Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Eleutherodactylus > Species: Eleutherodactylus colimotl

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) colimotl Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 12. Holotype: MZFC 29282, by original designation. Type locality: "3.5 km N of the junction of Highway 54 and the road to Ixtlahuacán, on the Hwy 54 frontage road, Municipio de Tecomán (19.052126°, -103.786360°; datum WGS 84; elev. 337 masl), Colima, Mexico". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EDC9AB7-94EE-4EAC-89B4-19F5218A593A

English Names

Colima Peeping Frog (Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 73). 

Distribution

Known from the vicinity of the type locality in the Municipio de Tecomán, Colima, and west to the Municipio de Aquila in western Michoacán, Mexico, 100 to 400 m elevation, in karstic foothills in tropical deciduous forest. 

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nitidus series. Eleutherodactylus modestus species group, and most similar to Eleutherodactylus manantlanensis according to the original publication, although its call is diagnostic.  Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 8–83, discussed the range, call, comparative morphology, and molecular phylogenetics of this species. 

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