Oreobates quixensis Jiménez de la Espada, 1872

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Oreobates > Species: Oreobates quixensis

Oreobates quixensis Jiménez de la Espada, 1872, An. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat., 1: 87. Type(s): Not stated, although 13 syntypes from MNCN, were identified by Padial, Chaparro, and De la Riva, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 152: 762, and who designated MNCN 1708 as lectotype. See also González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 274, for discussion of types. Type locality: "la provincia de Quijos en el Ecuador" (= Quito, Pichincha Province, Ecuador, according to Peters, 1955, Rev. Ecuat. Entomol. Parsitol., 2: 347). Type locality given by Padial, Chaparro, and De la Riva, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 152: 762 as " San José de Moti, Municipio San José de Mote (or Nuevo), Provincia Napo", Ecuador.

Borborocoetes quixensisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 256.

Leptodactylus tuberculosus Andersson, 1945, Ark. Zool., 37A(2): 59. Syntypes: NHRM (8 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Pastaza and Rio Napo, Watershed", eastern Ecuador. Synonymy by Lynch, 1972, Bull. S. California Acad. Sci., 71: 10; Heyer and Peters, 1971, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 84: 168.

Eupsophus quixensisPeters, 1955, Rev. Ecuat. Entomol. Parsitol., 2: 347.

Ischnocnema quixensisLynch and Schwartz, 1971, J. Herpetol., 5: 109.

Oreobates quixensisCaramaschi and Canedo, 2006, Zootaxa, 1116: 48.

English Names

Common Big-headed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).

Distribution

Upper Amazon Basin in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia (Pando), and western Brazil, up to 1000 m.

Comment

De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 48, provided first record for Bolivia. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 63, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Ischnocnema quixensis. See account by Padial, Chaparro, and De la Riva, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 152: 761–762. See Duellman and Lehr, 2009, Terrest.-breeding Frogs in Peru: 102-103, for brief account.

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