Gastrophryne mazatlanensis (Taylor, 1943)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Gastrophryne > Species: Gastrophryne mazatlanensis

Microhyla mazatlanensis Taylor, 1943, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 29: 355. Holotype: EHT-HMS 1236, by original designation; now FMNH 100040 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 59. Type locality: "two miles east of Mazatlán, Sinaloa", Mexico.

Microhyla carolinensis mazatlanensisHecht and Matalas, 1946, Am. Mus. Novit., 1315: 5–7; Carvalho, 1954, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 555: 13.

Microhyla olivacea mazatlanensisLangebartel and Smith, 1954, Herpetologica, 10: 126.

Gastrophryne olivacea mazatlanensisChrapliwy, Williams, and Smith, 1961, Herpetologica, 17: 89.

Gastrophryne mazatlanensisStreicher, Cox, Campbell, Smith, and de Sá, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 64: 645–653.

English Names

Sinaloa Narrow-mouthed Toad (Schmidt, 1953, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., Ed. 6: 77; Conant, Cagle, Goin, Lowe, Neill, Netting, Schmidt, Shaw, Stebbins, and Bogert, 1956, Copeia, 1956: 176; Stebbins, 1966, Field Guide W. North Am. Rept. Amph.: 78).

Sinaloan Narrow-mouthed Toad (Stebbins, 1985, Field Guide W. Rept. Amph., Ed. 2: 95; Frost, Lemmon, McDiarmid, and Mendelson, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 11).

Mazatlan Narrowmouth Toad (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 22; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 14).

Distribution

South-central Arizona and southwestern New Mexico (USA) to Nayarit (Mexico) along the coastal plain.

Comment

Removed from the synonym of Gastrophryne olivacea by Streicher, Cox, Campbell, Smith, and de Sá, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 64: 645–653, where it had been placed by Hecht and Matalas, 1946, Am. Mus. Novit., 1315: 5–7, although Stebbins, 1985, Field Guide W. Rept. Amph., Ed. 2: 95, treated it as a distinct subspecies. See comment under Gastrophryne olivacea

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