Title

Rediscovery of Hyla melanopleura Boulenger, 1912 (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae)

Abstract

The description of Hyla melaflopleura was based on five syntypes from Huancabamba. Peru, from 925 m above sea level. Information on colouration in life and life history were unknown until the authors rediscovered this species in Huancabamba, Pe ru, a t 1780 m above sea level. Eight frogs were found at night in the vegetation next to small streams and in artificial ponds. Life colouration of H . melaflopleura at day and night and osteology of the hand are described , and measurements of morphological characters are presented. The call and tadpole of H. meiaflopleura remain unknown.

Disciplines

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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