Ptychohyla erythromma (Taylor, 1937)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ptychohyla > Species: Ptychohyla erythromma

Hyla erythromma Taylor, 1937, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 50: 48. Holotype: EHT-HMS 5976, by original designation; now FMNH 100083 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 51. Type locality: "in pines along Mexico--Acapulco highway at km. 350, near a spring known as Agua del Obispo, between Rincon and Cajones", Guerrero, Mexico.

Ptychohyla erythrommaCampbell and Smith, 1992, Herpetologica, 48: 165.

English Names

Guerreran Stream Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 26; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).

Distribution

Elevations of 700-950 m on the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero, Mexico.

Comment

See comment under Ptychohyla acrochorda. See accounts by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 392-395 (as Hyla erythromma), and Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 1009-1011. 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: 276.

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