Holoaden Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Holoadeninae > Genus: Holoaden
4 species

Holoaden Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 319. Type species: Holoaden luederwaldti Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, by monotypy.

English Names

Highland Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).


Southeastern Brazil.


Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 1–182, produced evidence of monophyly of this taxon and related to Barycholos, Noblella, and Bryophryne. See comment under BryophryneGonzález-Durán, Targino, Rada, and Grant, 2017, Zootaxa, 4243: 42–74, suggested that Holoaden is the sister taxon of Euparkerella

Contained taxa (4 sp.):

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