Brachycephalus hermogenesi (Giaretta and Sawaya, 1998)

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

Psyllophryne hermogenesi Giaretta and Sawaya, 1998, Copeia, 1998: 985. Holotype: ZUEC 9715, by original designation. Type locality: "Picinguaba (Parqua Estadual da Serra do Mar), at approximately 23° 26′ S; 44° 52′ W", Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil.

Brachycephalus hermogenesiKaplan, 2002, Amphibia-Reptilia, 23: 227.

English Names

None noted.


Ubatuba, northern São Paulo, and adjacent Parati, southern Rio de Janeiro, and southwest to the Municipalities of Guaraqueçaba and São José dos Pinhais, Paraná, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Verdade, Rodrigues, Cassimiro, Pavan, Liou, and Lange, 2008, J. Herpetol., 42: 542–549, discussed life history, advertisement call, and range. Pereira, Candaten, Milani, Oliveira, Rocha, and Vrcibradic, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 506, and Oliveira, Oliveira, Hartmann, Silva, and Toledo, 2011, Check List, 7: 17–18, provided records for Paraná, Brazil, and commented on the range. Bornschein, Ribeiro, Teixeira, Belmonte-Lopes, Moraes, Corrêa, Maurício, Nadaline, and Pie, 2021, PeerJ, 9 (e10983): 1–42, reported that this species may only be diagnosed from Brachycephalus sulfuratus only by advertisement call or molecular markers.

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