Lysapsus

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Lysapsus
Lysapsus limellum.jpg
Lysapsus limellum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Lysapsus
Cope, 1862
Type species
Lysapsus limellum
Cope, 1862
Diversity
4 species (see text)

Lysapsus is a genus of frogs in the Hylidae family found in South America east of the Andes. Their common name is harlequin frogs.[1]

Species[edit]

There are four species:[1][2]

The status of Lysapsus bolivianus is unclear; it might be a subspecies of Lysapsus limellum.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Lysapsus Cope, 1862". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hylidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Lysapsus bolivianus (Gallardo, 1961)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 June 2015.