Rediscovery of Hyla melanopleura Boulenger, 1912 (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae)
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.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Lehr, Edgar and von May, Rudolf, "Rediscovery of Hyla melanopleura Boulenger, 1912 (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae)" (2004). Scholarship. 105.