Lithobates lenca (Luque-Montes, Austin, Weinfurther, Wilson, Hofmann, and Townsend, 2018)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Lithobates > Species: Lithobates lenca

Rana (Pantherana) lenca Luque-Montes, Austin, Weinfurther, Wilson, Hofmann, and Townsend, 2018, Syst. Biodiversity, 2018: 9. Holotype: UF 166670, by original designation. Type locality: "from Cerro San Pedro La Loma (. . . 14.3118N, 88.0993W), 2,010 m elevation, Departamento de Intibuca, Honduras". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BE53F587-3618-4433-9651-E495808E5474

Lithobates lenca — Here for purposes of consistency with the taxonomy adopted overall for ranids. 

English Names

Lenca Leopard Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from elevations of 1560 to 2080 m elevation on the Pacific versant of south-central and south-western Honduras. 

Comment

Most closely related to members of the Lithobates berlandieri group according to the original publication. 

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