Dendropsophus bifurcus (Andersson, 1945)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus bifurcus

Hyla (Hylella) bifurca Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 79. Holotype: NHRM 1962 according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 37. Type locality: "Rio Pastaza", eastern Ecuador.

Dendropsophus bifurcusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91.

English Names

Upper Amazon Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).

Distribution

Upper Amazon Basin in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Acre, Brazil.

Comment

In the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91. See Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 15, and De la Riva, 1990, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 8: 273. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 23–24, provided a brief account (as Hyla bifurca) for the Iquitos region of Peru.  De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 32, noted considerable difference between the Ecuadorian and Bolivian populations.

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