Sarcohyla hazelae (Taylor, 1940)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Sarcohyla > Species: Sarcohyla hazelae

Hyla hazelae Taylor, 1940 "1939", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 26: 385. Holotype: EHT-HMS 16263, by original designation; now FMNH 100047 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 51. Type locality: "Cerro San Felipe, about ten miles north of Oaxaca, Oaxaca", Mexico.

Plectrohyla hazelaeFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105.

Sarcohyla hazelae — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 18. Provisional assignment. 

English Names

Hazel's Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 20).

Distribution

Immediate vicinity of Cerro San Felipe, in the Sierra Aloapaneca of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Comment

Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 385-388, provided an account and considered this species a member of the Hyla hazelae group. In the Hyla miotympanum group of Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 916-917, who provided an account. In the Plectrohyla bistincta group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 270. Mendelson and Kabay, 2009, Herpetol. Rev., 40: 301-302, discussed and restricted the known range, noting that this species is likely extinct and that records other than from the type locality are either lost of based on misidentifications.

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