Hemiphractus bubalus (Jiménez de la Espada, 1870)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Hemiphractinae > Genus: Hemiphractus > Species: Hemiphractus bubalus

Cerathyla bubalus Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, 3: 64. Holotype: Not stated; given as MNCN 176 by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 21, and MNCN 1736 by González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 270. Type locality: "Ecaudor; ad pagum nemorosum prope Archidona"; given as "Archidona, Provincia Pastaza, Ecuador", by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 20.

Cerathyla braconnieri Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, 3: 64. Holotype: Not stated; given as MNCN 176 by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 21, and González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 270. Type locality: "in Ecuador; in regioni sylvosa pagi Archidona"; given as "Zarajioto, Orillas del Napo", Province of Napo, Ecuador, by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 21. Synonymy by Trueb, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 29: 23.

Cerathyla palmarum Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, 3: 64. Holotype: Not stated; given as MNCN 175 by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 21, and MNCN 1738 by González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 270. Type locality: "in Ecuador; ad lucos prope S. Jose de Moti"; given as "San José de Moti, Provincia Napo, Ecuador", by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 21. Synonymy by Trueb, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 29: 23.

Ceratohyla bubalusBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 453. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Ceratohyla palmarumBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 453. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Ceratohyla braconnieriBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 453. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Hemiphractus bubalusNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 19, by implication.

Hemiphractus palmarumNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 19, by implication.

Hemiphractus braconnieriNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 19, by implication.

Hemiphractus bubalusTrueb, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 29: 23.

English Names

Ecuador Horned Treefrogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 53).

Distribution

Upper Amazon Basin and lower Amazonian slopes of Andes in northern Peru, Ecuador, and southern Colombia (Caquetá to Putumayo), 300-2000 m elevation.

Comment

See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 622.

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