Dendropsophus jimi (Napoli and Caramaschi, 1999)

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

Hyla jimi Napoli and Caramaschi, 1999, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 407: 2. Holotype: MNRJ 21980, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil—São Paulo, Botucatu (approximately, 22° 53′ S, 48° 26′ W, 805 m above sea level)".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (Botucatu, São Paulo) and Brasilia, as well as western Minas Gerais, Brazil; also reported from Amambay Province, east-central Paraguay.


In the Hyla rubicundula group, Hyla tritaeniata complex according to the original publication. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91-92. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 7, reported the species from Amambay Province, east-central Paraguay, which suggests a much wider distribution in the Atlantic forest than previously expected. De Mello, Rodrigues, Rocha, and Brandão, 2018, North-West. J. Zool., Romania, 14: 71–75, discussed the correlation of morphology and call site selection and reported the species from Brasilia, Brazil. Neves, Yves, Pereira Silva, Alves, Vasques, Coelho, and Silva, 2019, Herpetozoa, Wien, 32: 113–123, provided habitat information and a record for western Minas Gerais, Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 70, provided an account.  

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