Brachycephalus pitanga Alves, Sawaya, Reis, and Haddad, 2009

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

Brachycephalus pitanga Alves, Sawaya, Reis, and Haddad, 2009, J. Herpetol., 43: 214. Holotype: CFBH 16746, by original designation. Type locality: "Núcleo Santa Virgínia at the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, municipality of São Luís do Paraitinga, in an area with predominant secondary Lower Montane Rain Forest (. . . . ) and an abandoned Eucalyptus plantation, about 50 m from the river Ipiranga (23° 20′ 40″ S, 45° 08′ 15″ W), [municipality of Ubatuba,] São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil, approximately 920 m above sea level".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the municipality of Ubatuba, São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil.


Araújo, Guerra, Amatuzzi, and Campos, 2012, Zootaxa, 3302: 66–67, reported on the advertisement and territorial calls. Oliveira and Haddad, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 501–506, reported on behavior and acoustic repertoire. 

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