Hyloscirtus lynchi (Ruiz-Carranza and Ardila-Robayo, 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Cophomantinae > Genus: Hyloscirtus > Species: Hyloscirtus lynchi

Hyla lynchi Ruiz-Carranza and Ardila-Robayo, 1991, Caldasia, 16: 337. Holotype: ICN 15202, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Santander: límites de los municipios de Tona y Piedecuesta, vertiente occidental de la Cordillera Oriental, km 37 Bucaramanga a Pamplona, 7° 6′ latitud Norte, 73° 0′ W. Greenwich, 2700 m alt."

Hyloscirtus lynchiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85.

Boana lynchiWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

Lynch's Colombian Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).

Distribution

Western slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the Department of Santander, Colombia, 2540-2700 m elevation.

Comment

In the Hyla bogotensis group according to the original publication. In the Hyloscirtus bogotensis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 85. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 250. In Hyloscirtus species group A of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363.

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