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Triprion petasatus

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Hylinae
Genus: Triprion
Species: Triprion petasatus
Name

Triprion petasatus (Cope, 1865)

Type locality: "vicinity of Mérida, Yucatan . . . . from a hole in the rocky wall of the Cenote Tamaché, [17 km north of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico], on the new road to Progreso".

Holotype: USNM 12287.
Synonyms

Pharyngodon petasatus Cope, 1865
Triprion petasatus — Cope, 1866
Hyla petasata — Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005

References

Cope, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 17: 193.
Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 25.
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 Triprion petasatus . Accessed on 25 Apr 2008.
2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Triprion petasatus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 25 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Yucatecan Shovel-headed Treefrog

Triprion petasatus is a species of frog in the family Hylidae found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, moist savanna, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forests, aquaculture ponds, and canals and ditches.
References

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2020). "Triprion petasatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T56051A53962803. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-1.RLTS.T56051A53962803.en. Retrieved 14 November 2021.

External links

Triprion petasatus in the CalPhotos photo database, University of California, Berkeley

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