Exerodonta xera (Mendelson and Campbell, 1994)

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

Hyla xera Mendelson and Campbell, 1994, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 107: 405. Holotype: UTA A-13365, by original designation. Type locality: "5.6 km SSW Zapotitlán Salinas, 1490 m, Puebla, Mexico".

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

English Names

Puebla Treefrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 13, 15).

Distribution

Known only from localities at elevations of about 1500 m in the arid upper Río Papaloapan drainage in the Sierra Madre Oriental, Puebla and Oaxaca, Mexico.

Comment

In the Hyla sumichrasti group according to the original publication. See account by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 934-936. In the Exerodonta sumichrasti group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 101. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 248.

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