Sarcohyla pentheter (Adler, 1965)

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

Hyla pentheter Adler, 1965, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 642: 5. Holotype: UMMZ 125381, by original designation. Type locality: "about 37 km N of San Gabriel Mixtepec (about 100 km airline SSW of Oaxaca de Juárez), Oaxaca, 1700 m", Mexico.

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

Sarcohyla pentheter — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 18. 

English Names

Mourning Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 20).

Distribution

Humid montane pine-oak forest on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur in Oaxaca and Guerrero, Mexico; also 9 km W El Salitre on road to Nanchititla, state of México, Mexico.

Comment

In the Hyla bistincta group according to the original publication. In the Plectrohyla bistincta group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105. See Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 462-466, and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 963-964. Parra-Olea, Casas-Andreu, Aguilar-Miguel, and García-París, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 162, reported the México (state) locality. 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: 273. Palacios-Aguilar, Santos-Bibiano, and Beltrán-Sánchez, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 385–386, provided a new record in Guerrero, Mexico, and briefly discussed the range. 

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