Hylomantis aspera (Peters, 1873)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phyllomedusidae > Genus: Hylomantis > Species: Hylomantis aspera

Hylomantis aspera Peters, 1873 "1872", Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1872: 772. Syntypes: ZMB 7507 and 52690-92 (formerly duplicates of 7507) according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 43. Type locality: Bahia, Brazil; by implication; "provàvelmente Caravelas", Bahia, Brazil, according to Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 68.

Phyllomedusa asperaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 425.

Phyllomedusa (Hylomantis) asperaLutz, 1950, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 48: 601, 619.

Hylomantis asperaLutz, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 11: 19. Cruz, 1991 "1990", Rev. Brasil. Biol., 50: 720.

Agalychnis asperaFaivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259.

Hylomantis asperus — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 35. Misformed; if genus is masculine should be asper. However, -mantis is actually of common gender, masculine or feminine, and Peters by original usage rendered this generic name feminine (DRF).  

English Names

Rough Leaf frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).

Distribution

Southern Bahia, Brazil.

Comment

See account by Cruz, 1989 "1988", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 11: 40. In the Hylomantis aspera group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 115. In the Agalychis aspera group of Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259. Pimenta, Nunes, and Cruz, 2007, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 2: 206-214, provided an extensive account and discussed the known range.

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