Boana tepuiana (Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008)

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

Hypsiboas tepuianus Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008, Zootaxa, 1942: 28. Holotype: EBRG 4653, by original designation. Type locality: "southern slope of Sarisariñama-tepui, Locality VI, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela (4º 25′ N, 64º 7′ W), elev. 420 m".

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

English Names

Tepui Tree Frog (original publication).

Distribution

Lowlands and uplands (400–1600 m) of the Venezuelan Guayana and extreme northern Brazil east of the Sierra de Maigualida-Parima; known localities include Auyan-tepui and the upper Río Ambutuir, Guaiquinima, Sarisariñama-tepui, Jauatepui , and Quebrada de Jaspe.

Comment

In the Hypsiboas benitezi group, and prior to its naming confused with Hypsiboas benitezi according to the original publication.

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