Discoglossus scovazzi Camerano, 1878

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Alytidae > Genus: Discoglossus > Species: Discoglossus scovazzi

Discoglossus scovazzi Camerano, 1878, Atti Accad. Sci. Torino, Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Nat., 13: 548. Syntypes: 17 specimens, including MZUT An278 (Tetuan) and 280 (Tangier), by original designation. Type localities: "Tetuan", "Tangeri" (= Tangier), and "Mogador", Morocco.

Discoglossus pictus scovazziLanza, Nascetti, Capula, and Bullini, 1986, Bull. Soc. Herpetol.France, 40: 16. Gavetti and Andreone, 1993, Cat. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat., Torino, 10: 39.

Discoglossus scovazziMartínez-Solano, 2004, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 42: 298. Fromhage, Vences, and Veith, 2004, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 31: 321.

English Names

Moroccan Painted Frog (Beukema, de Pous, Donaire-Barroso, Bogaerts, Garcia-Porta, Escoriza, Arribas, El Mouden, and Carranza, 2013, Zootaxa, 3661: 33). 

Distribution

Mediterranean Morocco; North African Spanish territories of Melilla and Ceuta.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Discoglossus pictus by Martínez-Solano, 2004, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 42: 298-305, and Fromhage, Vences, and Veith, 2004, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 31: 321, where it had been placed by Lataste, 1879, Act. Soc. Linn. Bordeaux, Ser. 4, 3: 275-342; Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 445. See comment under Discoglossus pictusBeukema, de Pous, Donaire-Barroso, Bogaerts, Garcia-Porta, Escoriza, Arribas, El Mouden, and Carranza, 2013, Zootaxa, 3661: 33-35, provided an account.  Vences, de Pous, Nicolas, Díaz-Rodríguez, Donaire-Barroso, Hugemann, Hauswaldt, Amat, Barnestein, Bogaerts, Bouazza, Carranza, Galán, de la Vega, Joger, Lansari, El Mouden, Ohler, Sanuy, Slimani, and Tejedo, 2014, Amphibia-Reptilia, 35: 305-320, reported on molecular phylogenetics. 

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