Dischidodactylus Lynch, 1979

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Ceuthomantinae > Genus: Dischidodactylus
2 species

Dischidodactylus Lynch, 1979, Am. Mus. Novit., 2680: 5. Type species: Elosia duidensis Rivero, 1968, by original designation.

DischiodactylusPyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 581. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Mount Duida Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).

Distribution

Cerro Duida and Tepui Marahuaca, Venezuela.

Comment

Lynch, 1979, Am. Mus. Novit., 2680: 5, placed this genus in his Telmatobiinae despite the similarity of its peculiar digit morphology to that of Hylodinae according to D.C. Cannatella IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 265. Assignment to Strabomantidae or Strabomantinae by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 1-182, was provisional due to not being included in their analysis. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, also did not include this taxon in their analysis and placed it provisionally as incertae sedis within Craugastoridae. Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 125, transferred this genus to Ceuthomantinae (as Pristimantinae), Craugastoridae. 

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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