Ischnocnema surda Canedo, Pimenta, Leite, and Caramaschi, 2010

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

Ischnocnema surda Canedo, Pimenta, Leite, and Caramaschi, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 630. Holotype: MNRJ 57808, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil, state of Minas Gerais, municipality of Ouro Preto, Estação Ecológica do Tripuí, 20° 23′ 06″ S, 43° 32′ 24″ W".

English Names

None noted.


Semideciduous Atlantic Rainforest in the municipalities of Ouro Preto, Marliéria, Rio Piracicaba, Santa Bárbara, and Mariana, all at 750–950 m in the Serra do Espinhaço, from the central region of Minas Gerais, to the northern region of the state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Related to Ischnocnema verrucosus and Ischnocnema octavioi according to the original publication. In the Ischnocnema verrucosa species series of Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 610-620, and corroborated by Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122.

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