Scinax cruentomma (Duellman, 1972)

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

Hyla cruentomma Duellman, 1972, Copeia, 1972: 266. Holotype: KU 126587, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia on the Río Aguarico, Provincia Napo, Ecuador (0° 02′ N—76° 58′ W), elevation 340 m". Species name is a noun in apposition. 

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

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

Scinax cruentommusLescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 172. Treatment of a noun in apposition as an adjective. 

English Names

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


Upper Amazon Basin of southern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, northeastern and east-central Peru to Acre and western Amazonas, Brazil; expected in adjacent extreme southern Venezuela. 


In the Scinax ruber group of Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 1-6. The Scinax ruber group rejected as nonmonophyletic by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367-393. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. See account by Duellman and Wiens, 1993, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 153: 9-12 Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 48, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 172-173, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Carvalho, Teixeira, Duellman, and Giaretta, 2015, Phyllomedusa, 14: 139–146, reported on the range (map. on p. 144) and redescribed the advertisment call, and doubted the French Guiana record 

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