Boana pellucens (Werner, 1901)

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

Hyla pellucens Werner, 1901, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 51: 600. Holotype: ZMB 16590, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 82. Type locality: "Palmar (100 m., westliche der Anden", Ecuador; Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 82, thought this might be Palmar on Río Chila, Provincia Manabí, Ecuador.

Hyla pulicaria Werner, 1901, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 51: 601. Holotype: ZMB 16591, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 82. Type locality: "Ecuador". Synonymy by Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 221.

Hyla guibei Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 233. Holotype: FMNH 54773, by original designation. Type locality: "Pueblorrico-St. Cecilia, 800 meters, Pacific side, [Departamento] Caldas, Colombia". Synonymy by Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 221.

Hypsiboas pellucensFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87.

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

English Names

Palmar Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57).

Palm Treefrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 109). 

Distribution

Pacific lowlands of Colombia and Ecuador south to extreme northwestern coastal Peru, 20 to 1400 m elevation.

Comment

See Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 212-227, and Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 1-27. In the Hypsiboas pellucens group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87. Venegas, Siu-Ting, and Jordán, 2008, Check List, 4: 214-217, provided the first record for Peru. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 109–111, provided an account and dot map for Ecuador. 

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