Exerodonta melanomma (Taylor, 1940)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Exerodonta > Species: Exerodonta melanomma

Hyla melanomma Taylor, 1940 "1939", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 26: 508. Holotype: EHT-HMS 21578, by original designation; now FMNH 100074 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 52. Type locality: "7 miles east of Chilpancingo (Ciudad Bravos), Guerrero, Mexico".

Hyla melanomma melanommaDuellman, 1966, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 17: 272.

Exerodonta melanommaFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101.

Exerodonta melanomaLiner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 13. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Blackeye Treefrog (Hyla melanomma: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23),

Black-eyed Treefrog (Hyla melanomma: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 13).

Blackeye Treefrog (Hyla melanomma melanomma: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23).

Distribution

Cloud forest and pine-oak forest of the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico, 900-2000 m elevation.

Comment

In the Hyla pinorum group of Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 397-402, who provided an account (as Hyla melanomma melanomma), and Campbell and Duellman, 2000, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 16: 8. See Exerodonta bivocata. In the Hyla miotympanum group of Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 924, who provided an account. In Exerodonta, but unnassigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101. See illustration, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 247.

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