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Agalychnis lemur (Boulenger, 1882)

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

English Names

Lemur Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).

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

Distribution

Moderate elevations in Costa Rica and Panama and just across the border to Colombia, 440 to 1600 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Cannatella, 1980, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 87: 1–40, Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 132–135, and note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 847–848. See account by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 286-288. In the Hylomantis buckelyi group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 115. Unassigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259. 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: 249. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 198–201, provided a key to the species of Central America and provided a map and photograph of the species, including this one.

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