Dendropsophus carnifex (Duellman, 1969)

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

Hyla carnifex Duellman, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 242. Holotype: KU 117993, by original designation. Type locality: "Tandapi (formerly known as Corneja Astorga, 0° 24′ S, 78° 51′ W), Provincia Pichincha, Ecuador, 1460 m".

Dendropsophus carnifexFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 90.

English Names

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

Executioner Clownfrog (Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 104). 

Distribution

Elevations of 1276 to 2456 m on the Pacific slopes of Andes in northern Ecuador.

Comment

See comment under Dendropsophus bogerti. In the Dendropsophus columbianus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 90. Arteaga-Navarro, Bustamante, and Guayasamin, 2013, Amph. Rept. Mindo: 104–106, provided an account and dot map. 

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