Eleutherodactylus pipilans (Taylor, 1940)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Eleutherodactylus > Species: Eleutherodactylus pipilans

Syrrhophus pipilans Taylor, 1940, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 53: 95. Holotype: EHT-HMS 6843, by original designation; now FMNH 100072 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 66. Type locality: "9 mi. south of Mazatlán, Guerrero, México (km. 337)".

Syrrhophus nebulosus Taylor, 1943, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 29: 351. Holotype: EHT-HMS 3774, by original designation; now FMNH 100095 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 66. Type locality: "near Tonalá, Chiapas". Synonymy by Duellman, 1958, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 594: 9.

Syrrhophus pipilans pipilansDuellman, 1958, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 594: 9.

Syrrhophus pipilans nebulosusDuellman, 1958, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 594: 9.

Eleutherodactylus pipilansMyers, 1962, Copeia, 1962: 196, by implication.

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) pipilansHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318–319; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nebulosusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. Unintended combination.

Syrrhophus pipilansFrost, 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: 362.

English Names

Whistling Chirping Frog (Syrrhophus pipilans: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 20; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 25).

Nebulous Chirping Frog (Syrrhophus pilans nebulosus: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 20; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 25).

Whistling Chirping Frog (Syrrhophus piplans pipilans: Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 20; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 25).

Distribution

South-central Guerrero to southern Oaxaca (Mexico); southern Chiapas, Mexico, to southwestern Guatemala, 100 to 800 m elevation. 

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) pipilans group of the Eleutherodactylus longipes series, of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318–319. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) pipilans group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) longipes species series, in the monotypic Eleutherodactylus pipilans species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 93, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 132. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 183–191, provided a key to the species of Eleutherodactylus in Central America and provided maps and photographs of the species, including this one. García-Padilla and Mata-Silva, 2014, Mesoam. Herpetol., 1: 293, commented on the range and provided a record for the municipality Jiquipilas, Chiapas, Mexico. 

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