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HYLA PHYLLOGNATHA (NCN). ECUADOR: PROVINCIA DE
ZAMORA-CHINCHIPE: Numbami and Romerillos Bajo, Jamboe
River basin, Podocarpus National Park (ca. 04º14’S, 78º56’W,
1500–1700 m). 28–30 April 1999. F. Nogales and D. Almeida.
Universidad San Francisco de Quito/Fund. Herpetológica Orcés,
Quito (FHGO-USFQ 2346, 2434). Verified by Jean-Marc Touzet.
Previously known along the Amazonian slopes of the Andes and
associated ranges in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru (Duellman 1972.
Occ. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas 11: 1-31; Ruiz-Carranza
and Lynch 1982. Caldasia XIII : 647-671; Frost 2002 Am-
phibian Species of the World. V2.21 [15 July 2002]. <http://
19 July 2004]). There is a gap of ca. 500 km between the Ecuador-
ian records in the provinces of Sucumbíos, Napo, Pastaza,
Tungurahua, and Morona-Santiago and the Peruvian records in the
departments of San Martín, Ucayali, Cusco, Pasco and Junín
(Duellman, op. cit.; Lehr 2001. Herpetol. Rev. 32:130-132). Speci-
mens reported herein constitute the first locality within the prov-
ince of Zamora-Chinchipe, partially filling the gap between Ecuad-
orian and Peruvian records. This locality is the westernmost record
of the species, extending its range ca. 230 km SSW from the near-
est locality in the province of Morona-Santiago (Macas; Duellman,
Submitted by DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA, College of
Biological and Environmental Sciences, Universidad San Fran-
cisco de Quito, Ave. Interoceánica y calle Diego de Robles, Cam-
pus Cumbayá, Edif. Maxwell. Casilla Postal 17-12-841, Quito,
Ecuador; e-mail: email@example.com.
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