A new species of Hyloscirtus (Anura: Hylidae) from Colombia with comments on Hyloscirtus larinopygion (Duellman, 1973).
RIVERA-CORREA, MAURICIO; FAIVOVICH, J.
Lugar: Lawrence; Año: 2013 vol. 69 p. 298 - 298
Hyloscirtus larinopygion is rediagnosed, and a new species formerly confused with that speciesis described from the highlands of the Central Cordillera in the Andes Mountains of Colombia. The newspecies differs from the other species of the H. larinopygion group by its color pattern, iris coloration, andpresence of a nuptial pad with dark-brown epidermal projections. We discuss variation and diversity ofnuptial pads, the calcar tubercle, and some aspects related to the swollen cloacal region in the H.larinopygion group. Finally, we discuss reproductive biology and problems involving the definition of aputative synapomorphy of Hyloscirtus.