Ceratophrys stolzmanni Steindachner, 1882

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratophryidae > Genus: Ceratophrys > Species: Ceratophrys stolzmanni

Ceratophrys Stolzmanni Steindachner, 1882, Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Phys. Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 85: 188. Syntypes: NHMW 4631.1-2 and 4632, according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 14, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 19. Type locality: "Tumbez" (= Tumbes, northwestern Peru.

Ceratophrys stolzmanni stolzmanniPeters, 1967, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 80: 109.

Ceratophrys stolzmanni scaphiopeza Peters, 1967, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 80: 105. Holotype: USNM 160970, by original designation. Type locality: "Cuatro Hermanitos, an experimental farm approximately 4 km WNW of Guayaquil, Guayas Province, Ecaudor, atltitude approximately 50 m".

Ceratophrys (Stombus) stolzmanniLynch, 1982, Syst. Zool., 31: 166-179.

English Names

Escuerzo (Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 89).

Stolzmann's Horned Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).

Distribution

Xeric environments in northwestern Peru (Departamento Tumbes) and the Gulf of Guayaquil (Guayas and Manabi provinces), Ecuador, 0-100 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 297. Faivovich, Nicoli, Blotto, Pereyra, Baldo, Barrionuevo, Fabrezi, Wild, and Haddad, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9: 207–227, suggested that this species is the sister taxon of Ceratophrys calcarata + Ceratophrys cornuta

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