Pseudacris brimleyi Brandt and Walker, 1933

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Acridinae > Genus: Pseudacris > Species: Pseudacris brimleyi

Pseudacris brimleyi Brandt and Walker, 1933, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 272: 2. Holotype: UMMZ 74316, by original designation. Type locality: "near Washington, [Beaufort County,] North Carolina", USA.

Hyla (Pseudacris) brimleyiDubois, 1984, Alytes, 3: 85.

Pseudacris (Pseudacris) brimleyi — Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 346. 

English Names

Dismal Swamp Chorus Frog (Schmidt, 1953, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., Ed. 6: 74).

Brimley's Chorus Frog (Schmidt, 1953, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., Ed. 6: 74; Conant, Cagle, Goin, Lowe, Neill, Netting, Schmidt, Shaw, Stebbins, and Bogert, 1956, Copeia, 1956: 176; Conant, 1975, Field Guide Rept. Amph. E. Cent. N. Am., Ed. 2: 331; Collins, Huheey, Knight, and Smith, 1978, Herpetol. Circ., 7: 12; Collins, 1997, Herpetol. Circ., 25: 12; Crother, Boundy, Campbell, de Queiroz, Frost, Highton, Iverson, Meylan, Reeder, Seidel, Sites, Taggart, Tilley, and Wake, 2001 "2000", Herpetol. Circ., 29: 11; Frost, McDiarmid, and Mendelson, 2008, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 37: 9; Collins and Taggart, 2009, Standard Common Curr. Sci. Names N. Am. Amph. Turtles Rept. Crocodil., ed. 6: 7; Frost, McDiarmid, Mendelson, and Green, 2012, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 39: 19; Frost, Lemmon, McDiarmid, and Mendelson, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 17).

Distribution

Atlantic Coastal Plain from eastern Virginia to southeastern Georgia, USA.

Comment

In the Pseudacris nigrita group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 106. Reviewed by Hoffman, 1983, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 311: 1–2. Lemmon, Lemmon, Collins, Lee-Yaw, and Cannatella, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 44: 1068–1082, suggested that Pseudacris brimleyi is the sister taxon of Pseudacris brachyphonaDodd, 2013, Frogs U.S. and Canada, 1: 319–322, provided an account that summarized the relevant literature. Elliot, Gerhardt, and Davidson, 2009, Frogs and Toads of N. Am.: 100–101, provided an account, photos, and advertisement call. Altig and McDiarmid, 2015, Handb. Larval Amph. US and Canada: 203–204, provided an account of larval morphology and biology. 

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