Ischnocnema penaxavantinho Giaretta, Toffoli, and Oliveira, 2007

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

Ischnocnema penaxavantinho Giaretta, Toffoli, and Oliveira, 2007, Zootaxa, 1666: 44. Holotype: ZUEC 13639, by original designation. Type locality: "Estação Ecológica do Panga (around 19°11′ S; 48°24′ W) municipality of Uberlândia, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil".

English Names

None noted. 


Triângulo Mineiro region, state of Minas Gerais; Paracatu State Park, Paracatu municipality, state of Minas Gerais, and Municipality of Presidente Olegário, state of Minas Gerais; as well as 260 km away at Flona de Silvânia, state of Goiás, Brazil, in cerrado habitat. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In a cluster of species traditionally considered to be related to Ischnocnema juipoca according to the original publication (where external morphology, advertisement call, and natural history were described). In the Ischnocnema verrucosa species series of Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 619, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122, and Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 123–146. Bastos, Signorelli, Nomura, and Morais, 2015, Herpetol. Bull., London, 132: 22–24, provided the range extension to Goias, as well as notes on its vocalizations. Del Prette, Cândido, Felberg, Françoso, and Brandão, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 133–135, provided a new record for Minas Gerais, Brazil, and mapped the range. Assis, Guedes, Savignon, and Feio, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 561–563, provided a third locality in Minas Gerais, Brazil, compared the advertisement call to that of Ischnocnema juipocaVaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 31, provided an account for Goiás and the D.F. population, Brazil. 

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