1888.] PROCEEDINGS OF UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM. 395 CATALOGUE OF BATRACHIA AND REPTILIA BROUGHT BY WILL-IAM TAYLOR FROM SAN DIEGO, TEX. BY E. D. COPE. (With Plate xxxvi, Fig. 2.) San Diego is a town situated in Nueces County, southwestern Texas, on the San Diego Creek, which is a tributary of the Nueces River. It is distant about 50 miles northwest of Corpus Christi, which is on the Gulf of Mexico. The present list includes forty -two species, which is an indication of considerable wealth in the forms of life above referred to. In a previous essay u On the Zoological Position of Texas"* I have enumerated the Batrachia and Reptilia known from the State. Spe-cies additional to that list are mentioned at the end of this one. BATRACHIA. TRACHYSTOMATA. Siren lacertina L. Common. URODELA. Diemyctylus viridescens meridionalis Cope, Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., No. 20, p. 30. D. meridionalis Boulenger Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., 1888, p. 24. Ten specimens. SALIENTIA. Bufo punctatus Bd. & Gird. Two specimens. Bufo insidior Gird. Two specimens. Bufo valliceps Wiegm. Four specimens. Hypopachus cuneus, sp. nov. The genus Hypopachus (Keferstein) was described as follows: Got-tingeu Nachrichten, 1867, p. 352; Boulenger, Cat. Batr. Sal. Brit. Mus., Ed. ii, 1882, p. 159. It is thus defined: No frontoparietal fonta-nels. Frontoparietal and frontal bones in contact, concealing the eth-moid. No omosternum. No dermoossifications. Terminal phalanges simple. No vomerine teeth. Tongue simple, oval. Three species of this genus are known, the H. oxyrrliinus Boul. and the H. variolosus Cope, which, with its subspecies inguinale Cope, ranges from Costa Rica to Guatemala on the east and Michoacan on the west. The three species differ as follows : Head one-sixth total length ; toes with as hort web ; no lateral band . .. . H. variolosus Head one-eighth total length ; toes without trace of web; heel to humerus; no lateral band H.cumw "Toes with a slight web; heel to end of muzzle; a blackish lateral band".ff. oxyrrhun,* Bull. U. S. Nat, Mus., 1875, No. 20.