Dendropsophus anceps (Lutz, 1929)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus anceps

Hyla anceps Lutz, 1929, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 101 (1929, vol. 2): 943. Syntypes: Not designated; according to museum records—AL-MNRJ 1776-77, USNM 96441-42 (according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 50), MCZ 15850 (on exchange from IOC, according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1946, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 96: 121), and UMMZ 68773 (according to Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 42). Type locality: "d'Estrella [= Estrela], entre Rio de Janeiro et Petropolis", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dendropsophus ancepsFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91.

English Names

Estrella Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).

Distribution

Lowlands of Paraná through São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, adjacent eastern Minas Gerais, and southwestern Bahia, Brazil.

Comment

For discussion see Lutz, 1949 "1948", Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 46: 300-313; and Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 188. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 38, provided a brief account and photo. In the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91. Gomes and Martins, 2007, Check List, 2(3): 22-25, provided a map of the range as well as discussing aspects of biology. Rolim, Maffei, Sene, Medolago, Vernini, Ubaid, and Jim, 2008, Check List, 4: 358-361, provided a new record for São Paulo, and discussed the range. Conte, Garey, Lingnau, Silva, Armstrong, and Hartmann, 2009, Check List, 5: 202-209, discussed the range in Paraná, Brazil. Silva, Ferreira, Santos, and Feio, 2011, Check List, 7: 128-130, provided new reocrds for Minas Gerais and discussed the range.a Rivera-Correa and Orrico, 2013, Zootaxa, 3686: 455-456, commented on the controversy surrounding the membership of this species in the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species group. 

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