Boana wavrini (Parker, 1936)

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

Hyla wavrini Parker, 1936, Bull. Mus. R. Hist. Nat. Belg., 12: 2. Holotype: IRSNB 1028 (formerly 459) according to Lang, 1990, Doc. Trav., Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg., 59: 8. Type locality: "Upper Orinoco, in the province of Amazonas, Venezuela".

Hyla miranda-ribeiri Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 21. Holotype: NHMG 466, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 40. Type locality: "Taracuá, Rio Uaupés, [Amazonas,] Brazil". Synonymy with Hyla boans by Duellman, 1971, Herpetologica, 27: 399. Synonymy (with Hyla wavrini) by Hoogmoed, 1990, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 64: 71-93.

Hyla miranda-ribeiroiDuellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 865. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Hypsiboas wavriniFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 89.

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

English Names

Upper Orinoco Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).

Distribution

Low elevation Amazonian drainage of southeastern Colombia, southern Venezuela, and central Amazonian Brazil.

Comment

In the Hyla boans group according to Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 859. Resurrected from the synonymy of Hyla boans by Hoogmoed, 1990, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 64: 71-93, where it had been placed by Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 199. See account by Rivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 97. Lynch and Suárez-Mayorga, 2001, Caldasia, 23: 491-507, discussed the Colombian range of the species. See comments regarding distribution of Venezuelan population by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8. In the Hypsiboas semileatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 89.

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