Query: classification: "42.82"
|Title||On The Identity Of Some Toads Of The Genus Bufo From Ecuador, With Additional Remarks On Andinophryne Colomai Hoogmoed, 1985 (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae).|
|Keywords||Anura; Bufonidae; Bufo blombergi; B. caeruleocellatus; B. caeruleostictus; B. chanchanensis; B. haematiticus; B. hypomelas; B. intermedius; Andinophryne colomai; Andes; Neotropics.|
|Abstract||Study of the type specimens of B. caeruleostictus Günther, 1859 and B. chanchanensis Fowler, 1913, and of fresh material showed that B. chanchanensis is a junior subjective synonym of B. caeruleostictus. Probably it is a member of the B. guttatus group. B. caeruleocellatus Fowler, 1913 is a junior subjective synonym of B. haematiticus Cope, 1862. New material of B. hypomelas Boulenger, 1913 is reported from NW Ecuador, the species is redescribed, and it is shown that this is a valid taxon, not the juvenile of B. blombergi Myers & Funkhouser, 1951 as suggested by Lynch, in Frost (1985). It is doubted whether B. intermedius Günther originates from Ecuador. It probably is a Central American or Mexican species of the B. valliceps Wiegmann, 1833 group. A short overview of the described species of Bufo in W. Ecuador and comments on the contents of the B. typhonius group are given. Additional material of Andinophryne colomai is reported and discussed.|
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