Boana curupi (Garcia, Faivovich, and Haddad, 2007)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Boana > Species: Boana curupi

Hypsiboas curupi Garcia, Faivovich, and Haddad, 2007, Copeia, 2007: 941. Holotype: MACN 34949, by original designation. Type locality: "Argentina, Misiones, Departamento Guarany, San Vicente, km 1272, Ruta Nacional 14, Campo Anexo INTA ‘‘Cuartel Rio Victoria’’, 26°55′03″S, 54°25′50″W".

Boana curupi — Dubois, 2017, Bionomina, 11: 28. 

English Names

None noted. 


Atlantic forest of Misiones, northeastern Argentina, 300-700 m elevation and adjacent southeastern Paraguay (Caazapá, Guairá, and Itapúa provinces); reported also in western Santa Catarina as well as extreme northern and northeastern Rio Grando do Sul, Brazil, and expected to occur in Paraná, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina, Brazil


In the Hypsiboas pulchellus group and confused with Hypsiboas semiguttatus prior to its delimitation according to the original publication. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2008, Check List, 4: 145, provided records for southeastern Paraguay, that Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 10, previously noted prior to the naming of this species as "Hypsiboas aff. semiguttatus". Iop, Caldart, Rocha, Paim, and Cechin, 2009, Check List, 5: 860-862, provided a record for northern Rio Grande do Sul and discussed the range. Lucas and Garcia, 2011, Check List, 7: 13-16, provided a record in western Santa Catarina, Brazil, and discussed the range. Zanella, Machado, and Busin, 2012, Herpetol. Rev., 43: 440, provided a record for Rio Grande do Sul, as did Fontana, Sangalli, and Zanella, 2017, Check List, 3(1: 2044): 1–4. Weiler, Núñez, Airaldi, Lavilla, Peris, and Baldo, 2013, Anf. Paraguay: 63, provided a brief account, image, and dot map for Paraguay. Widholzer and Prieto-Torres, 2022, North-West. J. Zool., Romania, 18: 168–178, discussed distribution pattern, niche conservatism, and ecological differentiation. 

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