Hyloscirtus torrenticola (Duellman and Altig, 1978)

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

Hyla torrenticola Duellman and Altig, 1978, Herpetologica, 34: 181. Holotype: KU 169571, by original designation. Type locality: "10.3 km west (by road) of El Pepino, Departamento Putumayo, Colombia, 1,440 m, 01° 11′ N, 76° 41′ W".

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Eastern slopes of Eastern Andes in southern Colombia (Caqueta and Putumayo departments) and northern Ecuador (Sucumbios and Napo provinces), 740-1700 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: 84-85. 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: 251. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351-363.

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