Brachycephalus verrucosus Ribeiro, Firkowski, Bornschein, and Pie, 2015

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

Brachycephalus verrucosus Ribeiro, Firkowski, Bornschein, and Pie in Ribeiro, Bornschein, Belmonte-Lopes, Firkowski, Morato, and Pie, 2015, PeerJ, 3 (e1011): 14. Holotype: MHNCI 9819, by original designation. Type locality: "Morro da Tromba (26° 12′ 44″ S, 48° 57′ 29″ W; 900 m a.s.l.), municipality of Joinville, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil". 2CCC4A91-65E8-485F-B864-25CA9589F48F

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (montane forest at Morro da Tromba, municipality of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 455 to 945 m elevation). 


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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