Boana diabolica (Fouquet, Martinez, Zeidler, Courtois, Gaucher, Blanc, Lima, Souza, Rodrigues, and Kok, 2016)

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

Hypsiboas diabolicus Fouquet, Martinez, Zeidler, Courtois, Gaucher, Blanc, Lima, Marques-Souza, Rodrigues, and Kok, 2016, Zootaxa, 4084: 87. Holotype: JAGUARS R-157, by original designation. Type locality: "Nouragues biological station near “Pont Ficelle” on Crique Nouragues, (4.08479, -52.68063, 100 m elevation) in the Reserve Naturelle des Nouragues, municipality of Régina, French Guiana". Zoobank publication registration:26445D9D-AF58-4A8B-9F55-142C169E1F63

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known from French Guiana (west right to the Suriname line) south into central and western Amapá, Brazil, on the Pará border. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, French Guiana


Formerly confused with Hypsiboas geographicus according to the original publication. Taucce, Costa-Campos, Carvalho, and Michalski, 2022, Eur. J. Taxon., 836: 112, noted that at least some records from Amapá, Brazil, of nominal Boana geographica apply to this species. They also reported on distribution, literature, and conservation status for Amapá, Brazil. 

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