Myersiohyla

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Myersiohyla
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Hylinae
Genus: Myersiohyla
Faivovich et al., 2005
Type species
Hyla inparquesi
Ayarzagüena and Señaris, 1994 "1993"
Diversity
6 species (see text)

Myersiohyla is a genus of frogs in the Hylidae family.[1] This genus was erected in 2005 following a major revision of the Hylidae family and includes four species that were previously placed in the Hyla genus.[2] They are found in the tepui region of Guyana and Venezuela.[1]

Species[edit]

There are six species in this genus:[1]

Binomial name and author Common name
M. aromatica (Ayarzagüena and Señaris, 1994)
M. chamaeleo Faivovich, McDiarmid & Myers, 2013
M. inparquesi (Ayarzagüena and Señaris, 1994)
M. loveridgei (Rivero, 1961) Loveridge's tree frog
M. kanaima (Goin and Wodley, 1961) Kanaima tree frog
M. neblinaria Faivovich, McDiarmid & Myers, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Myersiohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Julián Faivovich; Célio F.B. Haddad; Paulo C.A. Garcia; Darrel R. Frost; Jonathan A. Campbell & Ward C. Wheeler (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. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2005)294[0001:SROTFF]2.0.CO;2. 

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