Brachycephalus fuscolineatus Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes, and Ribeiro, 2015

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

Brachycephalus fuscolineatus Pie, Bornschein, Firkowski, Belmonte-Lopes, and Ribeiro in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 18. Holotype: "DZUP 159, by original designation. Type locality: "Morro do Baú (26° 47′ 58″ S, 48° 55′ 47″ W; 680ma.s.l.), municipality of Ilhota, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil". 037B088C-AAA2-4BD4-B6E9-DFFF7B753D8E 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from the type locality (Morro do Baú, municipality of Ilhota, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, 640 to 790 m elevation) and from Morro Braço da Onça, Luiz Alves, Santa Catarina at elevations between 525 and 530 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Brachycephalus pernix group according to the original publication. Condez, Monteiro, and Haddad, 2017, Zootaxa, 4290: 395–400, suggested that this form requires taxonomic reassessment due to problems in the original diagnosis and description; see response from Pie, Ribeiro, and Bornschein, 2017, Zootaxa, 4350: 587–589. Bornschein, Teixeira, and Ribeiro, 2019, Check List, 15: 379–385, provided the record from Morro Braço da Onça, Luiz Alves, Santa Catarina, Brazil.  

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