Diasporus citrinobapheus

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Diasporus citrinobapheus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Anura 

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

Familia: Eleutherodactylidae
Subfamilia: Eleutherodactylinae
Genus: Diasporus
Species: Diasporus citrinobapheus

Name[edit]

  • Diasporus citrinobapheus Hertz, Hauenschild, Lotzkat & Köhler, 2012: figs 1A, B, ​22, ​33, ​55
Holotype: SMF 89814: collected on June 26, 2010 at 19:13 by Andreas Hertz and Sebastian Lotzkat.
Type locality: Quebrada Rasca (8.4851°N, 81.1727°W, 790 m elevation), near Paredón, Comarca Ngöbe-Buglé, western Panama, approximately 50 airline km NNW of the city of Santiago and 20 airline km N of Cañazas, Veraguas.
Etymology: The specific name citrinobapheus is a noun in apposition and is derived from the Greek words citrinos (citrin-yellow) and bapheus (dyer) referring to the yellow body color that dyes one’s fingers yellowish when the frog is handled. Although we could observe this phenomenon in a few other species of Diasporus too, it is notably evident in the new species.

References[edit]

  • Hertz, A.; Hauenschild, F.; Lotzkat, S.; Köhler, G. 2012: A new golden frog species of the genus Diasporus (Amphibia, Eleutherodactylidae) from the Cordillera Central, western Panama. ZooKeys, 196: 23–46. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.196.2774