Batrachyla antartandica Barrio, 1967

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Batrachylidae > Genus: Batrachyla > Species: Batrachyla antartandica

Batrachyla antartandica Barrio, 1967, Physis, Buenos Aires, 27: 102. Holotype: CHINM 1821, by original designation; now in MACN. Type locality: "Puerto Blest, Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Río Negro, República Argentina".

Eupsophus antartandicusPyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583. Taxonomic decision based on misidentified Genbank sequences according to Blotto, Nuñez, Úbeda, Wheeler, and Faivovich, 2013, Cladistics, 29: 113-130

English Names

Marbled Wood Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Austral forests of South America in Chubut and Río Negro Provinces (Argentina) and Puerto Montt to Valdivia (Chile).

Comment

See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 272-274. See Vidoz, Úbeda, and Vidoz, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 219, for range extension and comment on range. Díaz-Páez and Young, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 379-380, reported a specimen from Juan Stuven Island, Region de Aysen, Chile. Cuevas and Ugarte, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 233, provided a range extension in Chile and briefly discussed the range. Blotto, Nuñez, Úbeda, Wheeler, and Faivovich, 2013, Cladistics, 29: 113-131, placed this species in Batrachyla on the basis of its molecular phylogenetic position. 

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