Dendropsophus meridianus (Lutz, 1954)

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

Hyla misera meridiana Lutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 160. Holotype: MNRJ 3671, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 73. Type locality: "Distrito Federal" (= Rio de Janeiro), Brazil; rendered as "Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 56; rendered as "Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara [now Rio de Janeiro], Brasil", by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 73.

Hyla meridianaBokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 56. Pombal and Bastos, 1998, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 390: 1-13.

Hyla microcephala meridianaDuellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 8.

Dendropsophus meridianusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Southern and eastern Brazil.

Comment

In the Hyla microcephala group according to Pombal and Bastos, 1998, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 390: 1-14. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 49, provided a brief account and photo. Removed from the synonymy of Hyla microcephala by Pombal and Bastos, 1998, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 390: 1-13, where it had been placed by Duellman, 1974, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 27: 8. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91-92.

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