Scinax wandae (Pyburn and Fouquette, 1971)

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

Hyla wandae Pyburn and Fouquette, 1971, J. Herpetol., 5: 97. Holotype: USNM 192305, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km NNE of Villavicencio, [Departamento] Meta, Colombia; elevation about 580 m".

Ololygon wandaeFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 393.

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Ecotone of forest and llanos in central Colombia; also Puerto Ayacucho and La Esmeralda, Amazonas state, and Barinas state, Venezuela, and possibly all point in between the Colombia and Venezuela records.

Comment

In the Scinax ruber clade of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96. Barrio-Amorós and Fuentes-Ramos, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 163, provided the Venezuela records. Barrio-Amorós and Chacón-Ortiz, 2004, Herpetol. Rev., 35: 184, provided the Barinas state, Venezuela, record. Lynch, 2006, Caldasia, 28: 142, provided a life-history note. Guarnizo, Paz, Muñoz-Ortiz, Flechas, Méndez-Narváez, and Crawford, 2016, PLoS One, 10(5: e0127312): 1–20, suggested on the basis of molecular evidence that two species likely exist under this binomial. 

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