Dendropsophus branneri (Cochran, 1948)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus branneri

Hyla bipunctata branneri Cochran, 1948, J. Washington Acad. Sci., 38: 316. Holotype: USNM 48861, by original designation. Type locality: "Bonito, Pernambuco, Brazil".

Hyla branneriBokermann, 1966, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 26: 33; Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 46; Bastos and Pombal, 1996, Amphibia-Reptilia, 17: 325.

Hyla scrobiculata Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 213. Nomen nudum. Synonymy by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 52.

Hyla decipiens branneriLutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 212.

Dendropsophus branneriFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

None noted.


Pernambuco, Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


See Bastos and Pombal, 1996, Amphibia-Reptilia, 17: 325-331, for discussion and provisional placement in the Hyla microcephala group. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91-92. Nunes, Santiago, and Juncá, 2007, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 2: 89–96, described the advertisement call. Abreu, Juncá, Souza, and Napoli, 2015, Zootaxa, 3946: 296–300, reported on larval morphology. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Santos, Araújo, Moraes, Santana, Rocha, Dias, Alves da Silva, Oliveira, Moura, and Gambale, 2020, Zootaxa, 4860: 146–150, reported on inter- and intraindividual variation in advertisement call.   

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