Osteopilus marianae (Dunn, 1926)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Osteopilus > Species: Osteopilus marianae

Hyla marianae Dunn, 1926, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 38: 129. Holotype: MCZ 11122, by original designation. Type locality: "Spaldings, Clarendon Parish (altitude 2900 feet)", Jamaica.

Osteopilus marianaePowell and Henderson, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 342.

English Names

Spaldings Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).

Yellow Bromeliad Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 265).

Distribution

Central Jamaica, 120-880 m elevation.

Comment

A member of the former Hyla wilderi group; see Trueb and Tyler, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 24: 1-60. See comments by Powell and Henderson, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 342, regarding transfer from Hyla to Osteopilus. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 265. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 86, summarized the natural history literature.

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