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Agalychnis dacnicolor (Cope, 1864)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Agalychnis > Species: Agalychnis dacnicolor

Phyllomedusa dacnicolor Cope, 1864, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 16: 181. Type(s): USNM, now lost according to Kellogg, 1932, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 160: 143. Type locality: "Near Colima", Mexico.

Agalychnis dacnicolorCope, 1866, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 86; Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259.

Phyllomedusa dacnicolorBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 426.

Phyllomedusa (Agalychnis) dacnicolorLutz, 1950, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 48: 619.

Agalychnis alcorni Taylor, 1952, Copeia, 1952: 31. Holotype: KU 29763. Type locality: "south bank of the Río de Tepalcatepec, 800 feet elevation, 17 miles south of Apatzingan, Michoacán", Mexico. Synonymy by Duellman, 1957, Herpetologica, 13: 30.

Phyllomedusa alcorniFunkhouser, 1957, Occas. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Stanford Univ., 5: 30.

Pachymedusa dacnicolorDuellman, 1968, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 5.

English Names

Mexican Giant Tree Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 67).

Mexican Leaf Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 25; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 19).

Distribution

Pacific lowlands of Mexico from southern Sonora and southwestern Chihuahua south (including the Balsas Depression to the state of Mexico) to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Comment

See account by Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 81, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 845-846. Muñiz-Martínez, 2000, Vert. Mexicana, 9: 7-9, provided a record for Pacific drainage of Durango, Mexico. Unassigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259. Lemos-Espinal, 2007, Anf. Rept. Chihuahua Mexico: 46–48, provided an account for Chihuahua, Mexico.

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