Ololygon albicans (Bokermann, 1967)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Ololygon > Species: Ololygon albicans

Hyla albicans Bokermann, 1967, Neotropica, 13: 64. Holotype: WCAB 19519, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "próxima a los 1000 m de altura en el Parque Nacional da Serra dos Orgãos, río Beija Flor, Terezopolis, estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil".

Hyla catharinae opalina Lutz, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 12: 6. Syntypes: MNRJ 4037-38, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra dos Orgaos at Teresopolis, state of Rio de Janeiro (22° 26′ 12″ S.; 42° 52′ 42″ W.), 800-900 meters elevation", Brazil. Synonymy by Carvalho-e-Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 1994, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 54: 56-57; Pombal and Bastos, 1996, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 371: 1.

Ololygon opalinaHeyer, 1980, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 657.

Ololygon albicansPeixoto and Weygoldt, 1987, Senckenb. Biol., 68: 8. Carvalho-e-Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 1994, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 54: 55-62; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

Scinax albicansDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 12, 21.

Scinax opalinaDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 23.

Scinax opalinusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

Teresopolis Snouted Treefrog (Scinax albicans: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).

Opal Snouted Treefrog (Scinax opalinus [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).

Distribution

Serra do Mar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Comment

For discussion of species status, see Heyer, 1980, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 657. See comment under Hyla albicans. Pombal and Bastos, 1996, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 371: 2. In the Scinax catharinae group, according to Pombal and Gordo, 1991, Mem. Inst. Butantan, São Paulo, 53: 135-144. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97.

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