Cycloramphus carvalhoi (Izecksohn, 1983)

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

Zachaenus carvalhoi Izecksohn, 1983 "1982", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 5: 7. Holotype: EI 7243, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Tereza, Estado do Espírito Santo, Brasil". Date of receipt 27 April 1983, according to  Segalla, Berneck, Canedo, Caramaschi, Cruz, Garcia, Grant, Haddad, Lourenço, Mângia, Mott, Nascimento, Toledo, Werneck, and Langone, 2021, Herpetol. Brasil., 10: 124. 

Cycloramphus carvalhoi — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 178, by implication. See nomenclatural comment by Caramaschi and Pombal, 2023, Zootaxa, 5339: 469.

English Names

Carvalho's Bug-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


In the Serra da Mantiqueira and adjacent upland areas in southern Espírito Santo and adjacent Minas Gerais, Brazil, 230 to 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Dayrell, Neves, Cassini, and Feio, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 359, provided a range extension to Minas Gerais, Brazil, and delimited the range. Verdade, Cassimiro, and Rodrigues, 2009, Check List, 5: 755–758, provided an additional record and mapped the range. Motta, Pirani, Silva, Santana, Mângia, and Feio, 2010, Herpetol. Notes, 3: 85–86, provided an additional record for Minas Gerais, Brazil, and discussed the range. Guimarães, Lacerda, and Feio, 2013, Zootaxa, 3718: 398–400, reported on the advertisement call. Guedes, Assis, Novaes, Dergam, and Feio, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 113–204, provided new localities and summarized and augmented what is known of the natural history. 

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