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Boana raniceps

Boana raniceps (*)

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Cophomantinae
Genus: Boana
Species: Boana raniceps

Boana raniceps Cope, 1862

Type locality: "Paraguay".

Holotype: Syntypes - USNM 5403 (4 specimens), 5408 12160, 12172 (2 specimens).

Hypsiboas raniceps Cope, 1862
Hyla spegazzinii Boulenger, 1889
Hyla goodfellowi Procter, 1921
Hyla roeschmanni De Grys, 1938
Hypsiboas raniceps — Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005
Boana raniceps — Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005


Cope, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 14: 353.
Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87
Frost, D.R. 2021. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.1. Electronic Database accessible at https://amphibiansoftheworld.amnh.org/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. DOI: 10.5531/db.vz.0001 Boana raniceps . Accessed on 14 Apr 2008.
2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Boana raniceps (Least Concern) Downloaded on 14 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Chaco Treefrog

The Chaco tree frog (Boana raniceps) is a frog species in the family Hylidae found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Paraguay, and Venezuela.[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, urban areas, and heavily degraded former forests.[1]

Enrique La Marca, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Débora Silvano, Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Julian Faivovich (2004). "Boana raniceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T55622A11341908. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55622A11341908.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Hypsiboas raniceps Cope, 1862". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 5 May 2013.

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