Cycloramphus stejnegeri (Noble, 1924)

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

Borborocoetes stejnegeri Noble, 1924, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 37: 68. Holotype: USNM 52608, by original designation. Type locality: "Organ Mts. [= Serra dos Órgãos], Brazil, 1500 meters". Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 16, noted that elevations such as noted in the type locality only occur within the Parque Nacional da Serra dos órgãos, Estado de Rio de Janeiro", Brazil.

Craspedoglossa stejnegeriCochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 235; Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 286.

Cycloramphus stejnegeriHeyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 318; Heyer, 1988, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 101: 151.

Zachaenus stejnegeriHarding, 1983, Cat. New World Amph.: 195. Unexplained combination. 

English Names

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


Serra dos Orgãos, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Larval morphology, anatomy, and phylogenetics reported on by Dias, Vera Candioti, Sabbag, Colaço, Silva, Haddad, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Grant, 2021, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 59: 1297–1321.

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