Boana exastis (Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2003)

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

Hyla exastis Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2003, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 61: 256. Holotype: MZUSP 63540, by original designation. Type locality: "BRAZIL: BAHIA: Muncipality of São José da Vitoria, Fazenda Unacau (15° 09′ S, 39° 18′ W)".

Hypsiboas exastisFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87.

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

English Names

None noted.


Atlantic forest of the coastal region from the municipality of Jaqueira in eastern Pernambuco south into northeastern Alagoas; also reported from Itanagra south to Camacan in Bahia, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla boans group according to the original publication, most similar to Hyla lundii and Hyla pardalis. In the Hypsiboas faber group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87. Silva, Luna-Dias, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2008 "2007", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 4: 48, provided the first record for Alagoas, Brazil, and Bourgeois, 2010, Check List, 6: 626-627, provided a second and mapped the range. Santos and Santos, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 375, provided a record for Pernambuco, Brazil. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, noted that the larva remains undescribed. Protázio and Protázio, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 773–775, provided a new record for the state of Bahia, Brazil, as well as an updated range map.   

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