Fritziana ohausi (Wandolleck, 1907)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Genus: Fritziana > Species: Fritziana ohausi

Hyla ohausi Wandolleck, 1907, Abh. Ber. Zool. Anthropol. Ethnograph. Mus. Dresden, 11: 14. Holotype: MTD D2033, destroyed in WWII according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 12. Type locality: "Urwäldern von Petropolis", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Fritzia hohousiMiranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 327. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Fritzia ohausi — Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 107.

Fritziana ohausiBokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 57.

Flectonotus ohausiWeygoldt and Carvalho-e-Silva, 1991, Amphibia-Reptilia, 12: 67-80, by implication; Duellman, Jungfer, and Blackburn, 2011, Phyllomedusa, 10: 19.

English Names

Petropolis Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).


Mountains of coastal southeastern Brazil (in the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Espirito Santo).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 253-255.

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