Hypsiboas pugnax Schmidt, 1857 and Scinax ruber Laurenti, 1768 (Amphibia: Anura): Distribution extension in the Río Cauca Valley, Colombia

Javier Mendez-Narvaez, José Omar Ortiz-Navia, Wilmar Bolívar-G.


Scinax ruber and Hypsiboas pugnax are nocturnal and arboreal species, and can be found typically in open areas with human disturbance. Here, we present the first record of S. ruber and H. pugnax from the departments of Valle del Cauca and Cauca, Colombia, and the southernmost record in the Rio Cauca valley.


Amphibia; Anura; distribution; new record; Colombia

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