Pipa myersi Trueb, 1984

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Genus: Pipa > Species: Pipa myersi

Pipa myersi Trueb, 1984, Herpetologica, 40: 225. Holotype: KU 113665, by original designation. Type locality: "7 km above the mouth of the Río Ucurgantí, Provincia Darién, Panama, 30 m".

English Names

Myers' Surinam Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 96).

Distribution

Río Chucunaque drainage of Provincia Darién, Panama; doubtfully from Río Zulia, Norte de Santander, Colombia, 0–30 m elevation.

Comment

Previous to its description, reported as Pipa parva (Heatwole, 1963, Copeia, 1963: 436–438). See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 473. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 290, provided a brief summary of natural history and provided a photograph for this species .

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