Brachycephalus leopardus Ribeiro, Firkowski, and Pie, 2015

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

Brachycephalus leopardus Ribeiro, Firkowski, and Pie in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 22. Holotype: DZUP 490, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra do Araçatuba (25° 54′ 07″ S, 48° 59′ 47″ W; 1,640 m a.s.l.), municipality of Tijucas do Sul, state of Paraná, southern Brazil". 257833FA-F201-4FB8-873C-EDF740621804 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from the type locality (Serra do Araçatuba municipality of Tijucas do Sul) and from the Morro dos Perdidos, municipality of Guaratuba, both localities in the state of Paraná, Brazil. 

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. 

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