Scinax acuminatus (Cope, 1862)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax acuminatus

Hyla acuminata Cope, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 14: 354. Syntypes: USNM 5843, 102700 according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 50 (USNM 102700 is actually a representative of Scinax nasicus—J. Faivovich, personal commun.). Type locality: Not mentioned specifically, but the Page Expedition visited many localities now in Brazil, northeastern Argentina, and southern Paraguay, along the drainages of the Paraná and Paraguai Rivers. Given as "Paraguay" by Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 50, and Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 25.

Scytopis acuminatusCope, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 26: 124.

Hyla phrynoderma Boulenger, 1889, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 2, 7: 248. Syntypes: 5 specimens noted in the original descripton, presumably MSNG (not mentioned by Capocaccia, 1957, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 3, 69: 208-222, and presumed lost) and BMNH 1947.2.12.78-79 (according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 94). Type locality: "Colonia Resistencia, South Chaco, Argentine Republic". Synonymy by Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 132.

Hyla fiebrigi Ahl, 1927, Zool. Anz., 69: 223. Syntypes: NHMW, number not provided in the original publication; given as NHMW 20018.1-2, by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 6, and Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 19, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 23. NHMW 20018, designated lectotype by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 6. Type locality: "Brasilien". Synonymy by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 6.

Ololygon acuminataFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 393.

Scinax acuminataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 16, 21.

Scinax acuminatusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

Mato Grosso Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).

Distribution

Southern Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil), Paraguay, Bolivia (Santa Cruz), and northern Argentina.

Comment

See Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 484-487. In the Scinax ruber group of Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 1-6. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 11, briefly discussed the range in Paraguay. Magrini, Carvalho-e-Silva, Béda, and Giaretta, 2011, Zootaxa, 3066: 37-51, reported on the call.

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