Eleutherodactylus floresvillelai 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 floresvillelai

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) floresvillelai Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 23. Holotype: MZFC 33060, by original designation. Type locality: "junction of Mexico Hwy. 15 and the Tzitzio Rd. (Highway 49), approximately 25 km E of the outskirts of Morelia, Municipio de Charo (19.650774°, -100.943879°; datum WGS 84; elev. 2,225 masl), Michoacán, Mexico". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EDC9AB7-94EE-4EAC-89B4-19F5218A593A

English Names

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

Distribution

Known to occur at elevations ranging from 2100 to 2400 m in the vincity of the type locality (25 km east of the outskirts of Morelia, Municipio de Charo) along the windward slopes of the Sierra de Mil Cumbres, within the Transverse ranges of east-central Michoacán, and is known only from the immediate vicinity of the type locality oak woodland, and pine-oak forest. 

Comment

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

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