Brachycephalus olivaceus Bornschein, Morato, Firkowski, Ribeiro and Pie, 2015

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

Brachycephalus olivaceus Bornschein, Morato, Firkowski, Ribeiro and Pie in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 8. Holotype: MHNCI 9813, by original designation. Type locality: "at the base of the Serra Queimada (226° 06′ 51″ S, 49° 03′ 45″ W; 985 ma.s.l.), municipality of Joinville, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. Zoobank publication registration: 09E2E09E-65EC-414F-96DC-1D5C27655D0C

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from two nearby localities—the base of the Serra Queimada and Castelo dos Bugres, in the municipality of Joinville, in the state of Santa Catarina, 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. Monteiro, Condez, Garcia, and Haddad, 2018, Zootaxa, 4415: 183–188, reported on the advertisement call. 

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