Cycloramphus ohausi (Wandolleck, 1907)

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

Ceratophrys ohausi Wandolleck, 1907, Abh. Ber. Zool. Anthropol. Ethnograph. Mus. Dresden, 11: 10. Holotype: MTD D2038, destroyed according to Obst, 1977, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 34: 173. Type locality: "Urwäldern von Petropolis", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cyclorhamphus distinctus Lutz, 1932, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 26: 71, 74. Syntypes: IOC, subsequently transferred to MNRJ and renumbered AL-MNRJ 2180–2182; AL-MNRJ 2180 designated lectotype by Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 313. Type locality: "perto de Petropolis a cerca de 800 m de altitude" (p. 72) and "not far from Petropolis, at about 800 meters over sea level" (p. 75), Brazil. Type locality rendered as "Independência (22°32’S, 43°12’W; Datum WGS 84; 867 m a.s.l.), Municipality of Petrópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" by Caramaschi and Pombal, 2023, Zootaxa, 5339: 470. Synonymy by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 31.

Cycloramphus ohausiCochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 264.

English Names

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


Serra dos Órgãos, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil

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