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Tepuihyla talbergae
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Tepuihyla
Ayarzagüena, Señaris & Gorzula, 1993[1]
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Tepuihyla is a genus of frogs in the family Hylidae. People call them Amazon tree frogs or Tepui tree frogs in English. They live in mountains in eastern and south-eastern Venezuela and Guyana. Scientists also think they may live in Brazil.[2] A tepui is a table-shaped mountain. There are tepuis in the Guiana Highlands.

Species[change | change source]

These species are in this genus:[2]

Binomial name and author Common name
T. aecii (Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993) Monte Duida tree frog
T. edelcae (Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993) Ayarzaguena's tree frog
T. exophthalma (Smith and Noonan, 2001)
T. luteolabris (Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993)
T. obscura (Kok, Ratz, Tegelaar, Aubret, and Means, 2015)
T. rodriguezi (Rivero, 1968) Rodriguez's Amazon tree frog
T. shushupe (Ron, Venegas, Ortega-Andrade, Gagliardi-Urrutia, and Salerno, 2016)
T. tuberculosa (Boulenger, 1882) Canelos treefrog
T. warreni (Duellman and Hoogmoed, 1992)

References[change | change source]

  1. Ayarzagüena, J., J.C. Señaris y S. Gorzula (1992) Un nuevo genero para las especies del "grupo Osteocephalus rodriguezi" (Anura: ylidae). Memorias de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. 52(138): 213-221
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Tepuihyla Ayarzagüena, Señaris, and Gorzula, 1993". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 27 June 2014.

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