Boana cymbalum (Bokermann, 1963)

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

Hyla cymbalum Bokermann, 1963, Neotropica, 9: 27. Holotype: WCAB 9153, by original designation; now MZUSP. Type locality: "Campo Grande, Santo André, São Paulo, Brasil".

Hypsiboas cymbalumFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 88.

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

English Names

Campo Grande Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 55).


Known only from the type locality (Campo Grande da Serra in the state of São Paulo, Brazil).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla raddiana (= Hyla pulchella) group, according to the original publication. In the Hyla pulchella group according to Duellman, De la Riva, and Wild, 1997, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 3: 17. Suggested to likely be in the Hyla pulchella group by Faivovich, Garcia, Ananias, Lanari, Basso, and Wheeler, 2004, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 32: 938-950. In the Hypsiboas pulchellus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87-88. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 251. Faivovich, Pinheiro, Lyra, Pereyra, Baldo, Muñoz-Saravia, Reichle, Brandão, Giaretta, Thomé, Chaparro, Baêta, Widholzer, Baldo, Lehr, Wheeler, Garcia, and Haddad, 2021, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 155 (106981): 15, suggested that the status of this taxon requires additional study inasmuch as it is similar to Boana prasina, Boana cordobae, and Boana pulchella, and has not been evaluated by molecular assay. 

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