Scinax cuspidatus (Lutz, 1925)

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

Hyla cuspidata Lutz, 1925, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 93 (1925, vol. 2): 211. Syntypes: Not stated, by museum records AL-MNRJ 299-302, UMMZ 64149 (according to Peters, 1952, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 539: 16), and MCZ 12889 (according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 278) and (according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 53) USNM 96139, 96147-49, 96370. Type locality: "Rio-de-Janeiro", Brazil. Syntypes from "Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" and "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 53.

Ololygon cuspidataFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 387-396.

Scinax cuspidataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 16, 21.

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

English Names

Coastal Lowland Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).

Distribution

Coastal lowlands of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and Alagoas in southeastern and eastern Brazil.

Comment

In the Scinax ruber group of Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 1-6. The Scinax ruber group rejected as nonmonophyletic by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367-393. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 57, provided a brief account and photo. Lima and Skuk, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 489-490, provided the record for Alagoas.

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