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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: 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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