Boana palaestes (Duellman, De la Riva, and Wild, 1997)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana palaestes

Hyla palaestes Duellman, De la Riva, and Wild, 1997, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 3: 28. Holotype: KU 163305, by original designation. Type locality: "south edge of Tutumbaro (12° 42′ S, 73° 54′ W, 1840 m), 5.4 km (by road) SW Ayna, Provincia La Mar, Departamento Ayacucho, Peru".

Hypsiboas palaestesFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 88.

Boana palaestes — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from two localities in the drainage of the Río Apurimac on the eastern face of the Andes in central Peru.

Comment

In the Hyla pulchella group according to the original publication. Suggested to likely be in the Hyla pulchella group by Faivovich, Garcia, Ananias, Lanari, Basso, and Wheeler, 2004, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 32: 938-950. In the Hypsiboas pulchellus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87-88. Lehr, Faivovich, and Jungfer, 2010, Herpetologica, 66: 296-307, provided a range map.

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