Dendropsophus parviceps (Boulenger, 1882)

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

Hyla parviceps Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 393. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.13.51 (formerly 80.12.5.214) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 93, this animal figured in the original publication on pl. 225, fig. 3. Type locality: "Sarayacu", Provincia Pastaza, Ecuador.

Dendropsophus parvicepsFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93.

English Names

Sarayacu Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57).

Distribution

Amazon Basin in Brazil, Venezuela (Guaiquinima-tepui, Amazonas and Caño Surumoni, Bolívar), Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.

Comment

See Duellman and Crump, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 23: 1-40. See Schlüter and Mägdefrau, 1991, Amphibia-Reptilia, 12: 217-219, for Venezuelan record. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 33, commented on the range in Venezuela. In the Dendropsophus parviceps group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93. Santiago Ron (personal commun., 17 Jan 2014) reports Ecuadorian specimens in the QCAZ. 

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