Dendropsophus soaresi (Caramaschi and Jim, 1983)

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

Hyla soaresi Caramaschi and Jim, 1983, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 43: 195. Holotype: JJ 5740, by original designation. Type locality: "Picos, Estado de Piauí, nordeste do Brasil (aprox. 07° 05′ S e 41° 30′ W)", Brazil.

Dendropsophus soaresiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91.

English Names

Picos Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).


Piauí and Paraíba south to Ceará and Minas Gerais, Brazil.


In the Hyla marmorata group according to the original publication, and related to Hyla senicula, Hyla melanargyrea, and Hyla novaisi. See Gomes and Peixoto, 1996, Iheringia, Zool., 80: 33-38, for range extensions. Advertisement call reported by Guimarães, Lima, Juliano, and Bastos, 2001, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 474: 1–14. In the Dendropsophus marmoratus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91. Teixeira, Seger, Targueta, Orrico, and Lourenço, 2016, Comp. Cytogenet., 10: 753–767, reported on the karyotype as compared to other members of the Dendropsophus marmoratus group. 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.   

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