Aplastodiscus leucopygius (Cruz and Peixoto, 1985)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Aplastodiscus > Species: Aplastodiscus leucopygius

Hyla leucopygia Cruz and Peixoto, 1985 "1984", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 7: 39. Holotype: EI 7333, by original designation. Type locality: "Represa do Guinle, Teresópolis, R[io de] J[aneiro]", Brazil.

Aplastodiscus leucopygiusFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82.

English Names

Guinle Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 56).


Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueria in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil.


Related to Hyla albosignata according to the original publication. See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 264-265. Call described by Abrunhosa, Pimenta, Cruz, and Haddad, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 275–282. In the Aplastodiscus albosignatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82. Zina and Haddad, 2006, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 1: 227–236, discussed the acoustic repertoire. Cruz, Feio, and Caramaschi, 2009, Anf. Ibitipoca: 80-81, provided photographs and a brief account for Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Berneck, Segalla, and Haddad, 2017, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 351–254, reported on amplexus. Santos-Pereira, Pombal, and Rocha, 2018, Biota Neotrop., 18 (3: e20170322): 1–19, suggested that isolated records from Paraná, Brazil, require confirmation.  

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