Exerodonta smaragdina (Taylor, 1940)

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

Hyla smaragdina Taylor, 1940, Copeia, 1940: 18. Holotype: EHT-HMS 17534, by original designation; now FMNH 100009 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 53. Type locality: "on a mountain side rising from eastern end of Lake Chapala, 6 km. east of Cojumatlán, Michoacán", Mexico.

Hylella azteca Taylor, 1943, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 56: 49. Holotype: EHT-HMS 17525, by original designation; now UIMNH 25044 according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 102. Type locality: "Tepoztlan, Morelos", Mexico. Synonymy by Duellman, 1961, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 51.

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

English Names

Emerald Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 13).

Distribution

Pacific slopes of western Mexico from Sinaloa to México and Morelos.

Comment

See account by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 413-416. In the Exerodonta sumichrasti group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101.

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