Tepuihyla shushupe Ron, Venegas, Ortega-Andrade, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Salerno, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Tepuihyla > Species: Tepuihyla shushupe

Tepuihyla shushupe Ron, Venegas, Ortega-Andrade, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Salerno, 2016, ZooKeys, 630: 131. Holotype: CORBIDI 12513, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru, Loreto department, Maynas province, head waters of rivers Ere and Campuya, Putumayo River basin (1.6790°S, 73.7197°W), 145 m above sea level". http://zoobank.org/8045B112-6377-491C-ACFD-3DF3BA2192F7 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (1.6790°S, 73.7197°W), in the headwaters of rivers Ere and Campuya, at an elevation of 145 m, in the Putumayo river basin in Maynas Province, Loreto Department, Peru, near the boundary with Colombia. A specimen from Rio Querari (Amazonas, Brazil) probably refers to this species according to the original publication. 

Comment

Confused previously with Ecnomiohyla tuberculosa according to the original publication. 

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