Boana calcarata (Troschel, 1848)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana calcarata

Hyla calcarata Troschel, 1848, in Schomburgk (ed.), Reisen Britisch-Guiana, 3: 660. Type(s): Not designated and likely now lost (see Cystignathus schomburkii). Type locality: "Britisch-Guiana" (= Guyana).

Hypsiboas calcaratusCope, 1867, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 200; Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 86.

Hyla leptoscelis Boulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 2: 432. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.23.10 (formerly 1915.3.9.18) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 91. Type locality: "Lago do Iachy, above São Paolo Clinenca, Rio Solimoens, Brazil" [= Tachy, above São Paulo Olivença, Rio Solimoes, Amazonas, Brazil]. Synonymy by Duellman, 1973, Copeia, 1973: 522.

Boana calcarata — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

Troschel's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).

Blue-flanked Treefrog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 166).

Distribution

Below 700 m elevation in French Guiana, Guyana, and the Amazon Basin of Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru, elevations sea level to 650 m; possibly in southeastern Colombia, southern Venezuela, and Surinam require confirmation. 

Comment

In the Hyla geographica group of Duellman, 1973, Copeia, 1973: 522–523. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 26, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Hyla calcarataLescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 122–123, provided a brief account and photo. In the Hypsiboas albopunctatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 86. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 166-167, provided an account. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 134–135. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 403, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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