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).


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

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