Ischnocnema hoehnei (Lutz, 1958)

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

Eleutherodactylus hoehnei Lutz, 1958, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 56: 378. Holotype: IOC 2525, presumably now in the MNRJ. Type locality: "Serra de Paranapiacaba, antiga Serra de Cubatão, entre a capital do Estado de São Paulo e o mar a 24° aproximadamente de latitude, 46° de longitude O. Greenwich e a 800 m. de altitude" (Portuguese text), "Serra de Paranapiacaba, or Serra de Cubatão, a part of the Serra do Mar which lies between the sea and the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil, at close to 24° lat. south, 46° long. W. Gr. and 800-900 m., app. 2.600 to 2.900 feet of altitude" (English text), Brazil.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) hoehneiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226.

Ischnocnema hoehneiHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 15; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27.

English Names

Hoehn's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).


Highlands (above 800 m elevation) of Serra do Mar mountain range in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, from the municipalities of Santo André, Itanhaém, Salesópolis, Pilar do Sul, and São Miguel Arcanjo. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Not assigned to species group, but possibly assignable to the Eleutherodactylus binotatus group according to Lynch, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 61: 7. See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 297-298. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) binotatus series, Eleutherodactylus binotatus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. In the Ischnocnema guentheri species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27, Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 619, Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122, and Taucce, Canedo, and Haddad, 2018, Herpetol. Monogr., 32: 17. In the Ischnocnema venancioi series of Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 123–146 (who also provided an account). Oliveira, Oliveira, and Giaretta, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 207–208, reported on the advertisement call.

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