Cycloramphus boraceiensis Heyer, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Cycloramphus > Species: Cycloramphus boraceiensis

Cycloramphus boraceiensis Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 293. Holotype: MZUSP 3934, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil: São Paulo, Boracéia".

English Names

Boraceia Button Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).


Serra do Mar in the southeastern part of the state of Rio de Janeiro and the northern half of the state of São Paulo; offshore islands of Ilha Grande and São Sebastião.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 291-292. Colaço, Batista, Limp, and Silva, 2021, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 61 (e20216148): 1–11, reported on larval morphology from a population from Cachoeira da Longa, Ilha Grande, Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

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