Melanophryniscus vilavelhensis Steinbach-Padilha, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Melanophryniscus > Species: Melanophryniscus vilavelhensis

Melanophryniscus vilavelhensis Steinbach-Padilha, 2008, Phyllomedusa, 7: 100. Holotype: MHNCI 4873, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Estadual de Vila Velha (25° 13′ S, 50° 01′ W; 824 m a.s.l. . . .), municipality of Ponta Grossa, Paraná State, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Parque Estadual de Vila Velha, municipality of Ponta Grossa, Paraná State, Brazil), elevation 824 m in a marshy area of grassland with Araucaria forest patches.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


 Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. 

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