Brachycephalus darkside Guimarães, Luz, Rocha, and Feio, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Brachycephalus > Species: Brachycephalus darkside

Brachycephalus darkside Guimarães, Luz, Rocha, and Feio, 2017, Zootaxa, 4258: 329. Holotype. MZUFV 16636, by original designation. Type locality: "'Trilha do Cruzeiro' (20°52'40.7"S, 042°31'14.6"W; 1266 m a.s.l.), Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro (PESB), district of Careço, Municipality of Ervalia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the Municipalities of Ervália and Miradouro within the Serra do Brigadeiro mountain range, at the northern portion of the Mantiqueira mountain range, Minas Gerais State, southeastern Brazil, 1266 to 1498 m elevation. 


In the Brachycephalus ephippium group according to the original publication. Folly, Luna-Dias, Miguel, Ferreira, Machado, Lopes, and Pombal, 2023, Acta Zool., Stockholm, 104: 71–105, reviewed the osteology. 

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