Diaglena spatulata (Günther, 1882)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Diaglena > Species: Diaglena spatulata

Triprion spatulatus Günther, 1882, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 5, 10: 279. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.25.79 (formerly 82.11.13.1) and 1947.2.25.80-81 (formerly 82.12.5.11-12) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 86. Type locality: "near Presidio [de Mazatlán, Sinaloa], in Mexico".

Diaglena spatulataCope, 1887, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 32: 12. Smith, Arif, Nieto-Montes de Oca, and Wiens, 2007, Evolution, 61: 2075-2085.

Triprion spatulatusGünther, 1901, Biol. Centr. Amer., Rept. Batr., Vol. 7, Part 162: 251.

Diaglena reticulata Taylor, 1942, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 28: 60. Holotype: USNM 115500, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Arenal, Oaxaca, Mexico". Synonymy by Duellman, 1968, Herpetologica, 24: 200.

Diaglena spatulata reticulataDuellman, 1968, Herpetologica, 24: 200.

Diaglena spatulata spatulataDuellman, 1968, Herpetologica, 24: 200.

Triprion spatulatus reticulatusTrueb, 1970, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 602.

Triprion spatulatus spatulatusTrueb, 1970, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 602.

Hyla spatulataWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 25, by implication.

English Names

Mexican Shovel-headed Treefrog (Diaglena reticulata: Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 123).

Shovelhead Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 29).

Shovel-headed Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus: Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 70; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 26).

Shovel-nosed Tree Frog (Triprion spatulatus: Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 70).

Shovelhead Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus spatulatus: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 29).

Shovel-headed Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus spatulatus:Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 26).

Mexican Shovelhead Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus reticulatus: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 29).

Mexican Shovel-headed Treefrog (Triprion spatulatus reticulatus: Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 26).

Distribution

Pacific lowlands of western Mexico (Sinaloa to Oaxaca).

Comment

Two subspecies were recognized by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 629-637.

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