Ischnocnema abdita Canedo and Pimenta, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Ischnocnema > Species: Ischnocnema abdita

Ischnocnema abdita Canedo and Pimenta, 2010, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 5: 200. Holotype: MNRJ 34908, by original designation. Type locality: "Estação Biológica Santa Lucia (19° 57′ 10″ S, 40° 31′ 30″ W; ca. 650 m altitude), Municipality of Santa Teresa, State of Espírito Santo, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the municipalities of Santa Teresa, Cariacica, and Mimoso do Sul, all in the state of Espírito Santo, eastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Ischnocnema lactea species series and most similar to Ischnocnema bolbodactyla according to the original publication. Based on its phylogenetic position, placed in the Ischnocnema verrucosa species series of Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 619, this corroborated by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122, and Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 123–146. Rocha, Lacerda, Magalhães, Canedo, Pimenta, Heitor, and Garcia, 2017, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 12: 37–48, reported on vocalizations. 

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