Scinax boulengeri (Cope, 1887)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax boulengeri

Scytopis boulengeri Cope, 1887, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 32: 12. Holotype: USNM 13974, according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 77. Type locality: "Nicaragua".

Hyla boulengeriGünther, 1901, Biol. Centr. Amer., Rept. Batr., Vol. 7, Part 165: 267.

Ololygon boulengeriFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392.

Scinax boulengeriDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 10, 21.

English Names

Boulenger's Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).

Distribution

Caribbean lowlands of Central America from Nicaragua to Panama; Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica and eastern Panama; eastern flank of the Cordillera Central from Antioquia to Caldas, Colombia, 600 m elevation.

Comment

For discussion (as Hyla boulengeri) see Duellman, 1970, Monogr. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas: 200-204; Savage and Heyer, 1969, Rev. Biol. Tropical, 16: 1–127; and Duellman, 1972, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 47: 180–181. In the Scinax ruber clade, Scinax rostratus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96–97. See also note by Duellman, 2001, Hylid Frogs Middle Am., Ed. 2: 854. See account by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 343–345. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 38, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See comments by Sunyer, Páiz, Dehling, and Köhler, 2009, Herpetol. Notes, 2: 189–202, regarding Nicaraguan populations. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 262–264, provided a brief summary of natural history and identification key for the species of Scinax in Central America and provided a range map and photograph for this species.. Sunyer, Martínez-Fonseca, Salazar-Saavedra, Galindo-Uribe, and Obando, 2014, Mesoam. Herpetol., 1: 170, provided a record for the department of Boaco, Nicaragua. 

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