Myersiohyla loveridgei (Rivero, 1961)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Myersiohyla > Species: Myersiohyla loveridgei

Hyla loveridgei Rivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 108. Holotype: MCZ 28565, by original designation. Type locality: "Pico Culebra, Mt. Duida, 3000 ft., Territorio Amazonas", Venezuela.

Hyla ginesi Rivero, 1963, Caribb. J. Sci., 3: 28. Replacement name for Hyla loveridgei, thought to be preoccupied by Nyctimystes loveridgei Neill, 1954.

Myersiohyla loveridgeiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 89.

English Names

Loveridge's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in Mt. Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela.

Comment

See La Marca and Smith, 1982, Caribb. J. Sci., 18: 21, for discussion of the use of this name rather than Hyla ginesi.

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