Aplastodiscus weygoldti (Cruz and Peixoto, 1987)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Aplastodiscus > Species: Aplastodiscus weygoldti

Hyla weygoldti Cruz and Peixoto, 1987 "1985", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 8: 63. Holotype: EI 7697, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Tereza, E[spírito] S[anto]", Brazil.

Aplastodiscus weygoldtiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82.

Boana weygoldtiWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

Weygoldt's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Santa Tereza, Espírito Santo) and Fazenda Limoeiro, Municipality of Almenara, Minas Gerais, in eastern Brazil, ca. 650 m elevation.

Comment

In the Hyla albofrenata subgroup, Hyla albomarginata group, according to original publication. In the Aplastodiscus albofrenatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82. Ferreira, Pantoja, and Feio, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 332, provided the Minas Gerais record. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 615.

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