Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:204
Specimens with Barcodes:98
Species With Barcodes:7
Mexican burrowing tree frogs
The Mexican burrowing tree frog (Smilisca, also known as the cross-banded tree frog) is a genus of frogs (Mexican burrowing tree frogs) in the Hylidae family found in Mexico, southern Texas and Arizona, Central America, and northwestern South America. In a recent revision of the Hylidae family, the two species of the previous genus Pternohyla were included in this genus. Its name is from the Ancient Greek smiliskos (‘little knife’), referring to the pointed frontoparietal processes.
|Binomial name and author||Common name|
|S. baudinii (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)||common Mexican tree frog|
|S. cyanosticta (Smith, 1953)||blue-spotted Mexican tree frog|
|S. dentata (Smith, 1957)||upland burrowing tree frog|
|S. fodiens (Boulenger, 1882)||lowland burrowing tree frog|
|S. phaeota (Cope, 1862)||New Granada cross-banded tree frog or masked tree frog|
|S. puma (Cope, 1885)||Nicaragua cross-banded tree frog|
|S. sila Duellman and Trueb, 1966||Panama cross-banded tree frog|
|S. sordida (Peters, 1863)||Veragua cross-banded tree frog|
- Faivovich, J.; Haddad, C.F.B.; Garcia, P.C.A.; Frost, D.R.; Campbell, J.A.; Wheeler, W.C., 2005: Systematic Review of the Frog Family Hylidae, with Special Reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic Analysis and Taxonomic Revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Num. 294, pp.1-240. 
- Dodd, C. Kenneth (2013). Frogs of the United States and Canada 1. The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-4214-0633-6.
- Duellman, W.E. (1993): Amphibian species of the world - Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Spec. Publ.), Kansas 21, pp. [1-372]
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