Thoropa saxatilis Cocroft and Heyer, 1988

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Thoropa > Species: Thoropa saxatilis

Thoropa saxatilis Cocroft and Heyer, 1988, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 101: 210. Holotype: MZUSP 64778, by original designation. Type locality: "20 km E of Bom Jardin on the road to Lauro Müller, State of Santa Catarine, Brazil"

English Names

Brazilian River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Southernmost extent of the Atlantic forest in the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 300-1000 m elevation.


See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 623.

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