Scinax quinquefasciatus (Fowler, 1913)

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

Hyla quinquefasciata Fowler, 1913, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 65: 160. Holotype: ANSP 18115, by original designation. Type locality: "Mountains above Chimbo, 10,000 to 10,800 feet elevation, [Chimborazo Province,] Ecuador"; corrected to Durán, Provincia Guayas, Ecuador, by Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 212-227.

Ololygon quinquefasciataFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392.

Scinax quinquefasciataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 23.

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

English Names

Fowler's Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).

Distribution

Pacific lowlands of Colombia and Ecuador; introduced into the Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, and Isabela).

Comment

In the Scinax ruber clade of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96. Redescribed by Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 213-214. Lever, 2003, Naturalized Rept. Amph. World: 183, reported an introduced population on Santa Cruz and Isabela, Galapagos Islands. Zug, 2013, Rept. Amph. Pacific Is.: 70–71, provided a brief discussion of the introduced Galapagos populations. 

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