Lithobates pueblae (Zweifel, 1955)

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

Rana pueblae Zweifel, 1955, Univ. California Publ. Zool., 54: 253. Holotype: UMMZ 99474, by original designation. Type locality: "2. 8 miles northeast of Huauchinango, Río, Texcapa, Puebla, México".

Rana (Rana) pueblaeDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42, by implication.

Rana (Zweifelia) pueblaeDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 331; Hillis, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 335-336, by implication; Yuan, Zhou, Chen, Poyarkov, Chen, Jang-Liaw, Chou, Matzke, Iizuka, Min, Kuzmin, Zhang, Cannatella, Hillis, and Che, 2016, Syst. Biol., 65: 835.

Rana (Novirana, Sierrana, Torrentirana, Zweifelia) pueblaeHillis and Wilcox, 2005, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 34: 305. See Dubois, 2006, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 317-330, Hillis, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 331-338, and Dubois, 2007, Cladistics, 23: 390-402, for relevant discussion of nomenclature. Invalid name formulation under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999) as discussed by Dubois, 2007, Cladistics, 23: 395.

Lithobates pueblaeFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 369. Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13; by implication.

Lithobates (Lithobates) pueblaeDubois, 2006, C. R. Biol., Paris, 329: 830. Dubois, 2006, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 325.

 

English Names

Puebla Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 27; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 109; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 16).

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of Huauchinango and adjacent Río Nexcapa in Puebla, Mexico.

Comment

In the Rana tarahumarae group of Hillis, Frost, and Webb, 1984, Copeia, 1984: 398-403, Rana pustulosa group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42. In the subgenus Zweifelia of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 331. See account by Webb, 1988, Occas. Pap. Mus. Texas Tech Univ., 121: 1-15. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Rana pueblae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 510.

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