Cycloramphus catarinensis Heyer, 1983

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

Cycloramphus catarinensis Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 298. Holotype: USNM 137675, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil; Santa Catarina, Petrópolis (probably in error for Theresópolis-Queçaba)".

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality and Ilha de Santa Catarina near Florianopolis, in Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Lingnau, Solé, Dallacorte, and Kwet, 2008, North-West. J. Zool., Romania, 4: 230, provided the record for Ilha Catarina.

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