Ecnomiohyla fimbrimembra (Taylor, 1948)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ecnomiohyla > Species: Ecnomiohyla fimbrimembra

Hyla fimbrimembra Taylor, 1948, Copeia, 1948: 235. Holotype: R.C. Taylor 764, by original designation; now FMNH 191784 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 51. Type locality: "Isla Bonita (The American Cicnona Plantation), on the Caribbean slope of Volcán Poas, [Heredia Province,] Costa Rica". Type locality discussed by Savage, 1974, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 22: 71-122.

Hyla richardi Taylor, 1948, Copeia, 1948: 233. Holotype: R. C. Taylor 761, by original designation; now FMNH 191783 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 52. Type locality: "2 miles W. of Isla Bonita (The American Cinchona Plantation) on the Caribbean slope of Volcán Poas, [Cantón de Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela,] Costa Rica". Type locality commented on by Savage, 1974, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 22: 80. Junior primary homonym of Hyla richardi Baird, 1854. Synonymy by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 348.

Hyla richardtaylori Taylor, 1954, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 36: 624. Replacement name for Hyla richardi Taylor, 1948.

Ecnomiohyla fimbrimembraFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 100.

English Names

Heredia Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55).

Distribution

Elevations of 500–1500 m on the Caribbean and Pacific slopes of the Central Highlands and the Cordillera de Tilarán in Costa Rica and from 1600–1700 m on the Pacific slopes of the Cordillera de Talamanca in extreme western Panama.

Comment

See Savage and Heyer, 1969, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 16: 1–127; Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 348–350; Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 898–899; and Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 332–334. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 245. Ibáñez D., Jaramillo, Solís, and Jaramillo, 1991, Herpetol. Rev., 22: 133–134, provided a specific locality in Panama. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 222–226, provided a brief summary of natural history for the species of Ecnomiohyla in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.

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