Pleurodema cinereum Cope, 1878

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pleurodema > Species: Pleurodema cinereum

Pleurodema cinereum Cope, 1878 "1877", Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., 17: 40. Holotype: "No. 137", presumably deposited in ANSP or Philadelphia Museum, but not located. Type locality: "Juliaca at 12,500 feet", Peru.

Paludicola cinereaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 232.

Paludicola alpina Andersson, 1906, Ark. Zool., 3(12): 6. Syntypes: 2 specimens (Stockholm Högskola collection, now ZIUS?). Type locality: "Casabindo, Puna de Jujuy, Andes of Argentina, 3500 m". Synonymy by Parker, 1927, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 20: 470.

Pleurodema alpinaNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 497.

Pleurodema cinereaNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 498. Parker, 1927, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 20: 470.

Paludicola (Pleurodema) alpinaAndersson, 1939 "1938", Ark. Zool., 30(23): 11.

Pleurodema cinerea cinereaCei, 1956, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 3: 51.

Pleurodema cinerea alpinaCei, 1956, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 3: 52.

Pleurodema alpinaGallardo, 1968, Physis, Buenos Aires, 28: 142.

Pleurodema cinereumDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 128. De la Riva and Gonzales-Álvarez, 1998, Alytes, 16: 68. Justified emendation.

English Names

Juliaca Four-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).

Distribution

Northwestern Argentina through Bolivia to southeastern Peru along the Andes, 1000-4200 m elevation.

Comment

See comment under Pleurodema borellii. See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 361-366. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 139, provided a brief account. Ferraro and Casagranda, 2009, Zootaxa, 2024: 33-55, provided a detailed discussion of range in Argentina.

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