Exerodonta juanitae (Snyder, 1972)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Exerodonta > Species: Exerodonta juanitae

Hyla juanitae Snyder, 1972, J. Herpetol., 6: 5. Holotype: KU 128736, by original designation. Type locality: "15 km (by road) NE of San Vicente de Benítez, Guerrero, México, at 1070 m elevation (30 km airline NE of Atoyác de Alvarez), on the SW approaches of Cerro Teotepec, from along a small tributary of the Río Atoyác".

Exerodonta juanitaeFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101.

English Names

Juanita's Earless Treefrog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 23; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 13).

Distribution

Isolated populations on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur, at elevations of 750-1080 m in Guerrero and at elevations of 580-1530 m in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Comment

In the Hyla pinorum group; see Campbell and Duellman, 2000, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 16: 8. In the Hyla miotympanum group of Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 926-928, who provided an account. In Exerodonta, but unnassigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101. See illustration, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 247. Pérez-Ramos and Caviedes-Solis, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 620, provided additional records for Guerrero, Mexico. 

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