Dendropsophus brevifrons (Duellman and Crump, 1974)

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

Hyla brevifrons Duellman and Crump, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 23: 15. Holotype: KU 126370, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Cecilia, Provincia Napo, Ecuador".

Dendropsophus brevifronsFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93.

English Names

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

Distribution

Upper Amazon Basin of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, as well as Amazonas and Rondônia, Brazil.

Comment

In the Dendropsophus parviceps group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 93. In the Hyla parviceps group according to the original publication and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 859. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 25–26, provided a brief account as Hyla brevifronsDe la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Lynch, 2006, Caldasia, 28: 140, characterized the range in Colombia. Ernst, Rödel, and Arjoon, 2005, Salamandra, 41: 179-194, provided a record for central Guyana and noted records in Amazonas, Brazil. See comments under Dendropsophus counani, which was previously confused with this species. 

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