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Plectrohyla robertsorum (Taylor, 1940) (1939?)

Roberts' treefrog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla robertsorum Taylor, 1940

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Hidalgo, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: EHT–HMS No. 16264 (Smith & Taylor, 1948:87)

Type locality: El Chico Parque Nacional, Hidalgo, Mexico (Smith & Taylor, 1948:87)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Taylor, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., vol. 26, 1939 (1940), pp. 393-396, figs. 5-6.

 

Other references:

Caviedes-Solis, I. W., L. F. Vázquez-Vega, I. Solano-Zavaleta, E. Pérez-Ramos, S. M. Rovito, T. J. Devitt, P. Heimes, O. A. Flores-Villela, J. A. Campbell, and A. Nieto Montes de Oca. (2015). Everything is not lost: recent records, rediscoveries, and range extensions of Mexican hylid frogs. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2: 230-241.

Duellman, W. E. 2001. The Hylid Frogs of Middle America. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Faivovich, Julián, Haddad, Célio F. B., Garcia, Paulo C. O., Frost, Darrel R., Campbell, Jonathan A. and Wheeler, Ward C. (2005). Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240, 16 figures, 2 tables, 5 appendices.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez. 2004. Plectrohyla robertsorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55629A11344056. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55629A11344056.en . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.

Smith, Hobart M. and Taylor, Edward H. (1948). An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Mexico. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 194: iv + 118 pp.

Taylor, Edward H. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., vol. 28, 1942, p. 310, pi. 27, fig. 4.

 

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