Sarcohyla robertsorum (Taylor, 1940)

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

Hyla robertsorum Taylor, 1940 "1939", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 26: 393. Holotype: EHT-HMS 16264, by original designation; now FMNH 100124 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 53. Type locality: "El Chico National Park, Hidalgo", Mexico.

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

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

English Names

Roberts' 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

Inhabits streams in the pine and fir forests and montane meadows at elevations of 2250-3050 m in the Sierra Madre Oriental in eastern Mexico (Puebla and Hidalgo).

Comment

See Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 470-473, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 976-977. In the Plectrohyla bistincta group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 105. 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: 274.

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