Lophyohylinae Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926
Lophiohylinae Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 64. Type genus: Lophyohyla Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926. Incorrect original spelling according to Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept., 1(Amph.): 368, who noted the spelling should have been Lophyohylinae.
Lophyohylini — Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept., 1(Amph.): 368.
Lophyohylinae — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 24.
Trachycephalinae Lutz, 1969, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 24: 275. Type genus: Trachycephalus Tschudi, 1838. Synonymy with Hylinae by implication of Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 18; with Lophyohylinae by implication of Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 24.
Tropical and subtropical South America to Uruguay and northern Argentina, including the Pacific lowlands to northwestern Peru and the Guiana Highlands (but not the Andes), Greater Antilles, Bahama Islands, and peninsular Florida, USA; one species extending northward into Mexico.
Removed from the synonymy of Hylinae by Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 24, where it had been placed by Bokermann, 1966, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 38: 355-344; and Goin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 7. For access to pertinent literature see the comments under Hylinae and Hylidae.
Contained taxa (83 sp.):
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