Scinaxinae Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae
133 species

Scinaxinae Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 25. Type species: Scinax Wagler, 1830. 

Nomina inquirenda - Name(s) unassigned to a living or extinct population

Hyla nigra Cope, 1887, Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., 24: 47. Holotype: ANSP 11269, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 352. Type locality: "at or near . . . . Chupada [= Chapada dos Guimarães], thirty miles north-east of Cuyabá, and near the headwaters of the Xingu, an important tributary of the Amazon", Mato Grosso, Brazil. Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 57, considered it a synonym of Hyla geographica. Synonymy with Hyla x-signata nasica by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 14. Removed from the synonymy of Scinax nasicus by Araujo-Vieira, Valdujo, and Faivovich, 2016, Zootaxa, 4061: 271, and considered a nomen dubium. 

Distribution

Mostly South America from Uruguay, northern Argentina, and northwestern Peru northward through Central America to southern and eastern Mexico; Islands of Tobago, Trinidad, and Saint Lucia.

Comment

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Contained taxa (133 sp.):

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