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. Oliveira-Santos, Araújo, Moraes, Santana, Rocha, Dias, Alves da Silva, Oliveira, Moura, and Gambale, 2020, Zootaxa, 4860: 146–150, reported on inter- and intra-individual variation in advertisement call. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1-292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Orrico, Grant, Faivovich, Rivera-Correa, Rada, Lyra, Cassini, Valdujo, Schargel, Machado, Wheeler, Barrio-Amorós, Loebmann, Moravec, Zina, Solé, Sturaro, Peloso, Suárez, and Haddad, 2021, Cladistics, 37: 73–105.   

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