Boana leptolineata (Braun and Braun, 1977)

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

Hyla leptolineata Braun and Braun, 1977, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 37: 853. Holotype: MRGS 8086, by original designation. Type locality: "Fortaleza dos Aparados, Município de Cambará do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil".

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

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

English Names

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


Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla polytaenia group and most closely related to Hyla guentheri, according to the original publication. See account by Cruz and Caramaschi, 1998, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 392: 1-19. In the Hyla pulchella group, Hyla polytaenia clade of Faivovich, Garcia, Ananias, Lanari, Basso, and Wheeler, 2004, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 32: 944. In the Hypsiboas pulchellus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 87-88. Estupiñán, Ferrari, Gonçalves, Barbosa, Vallinoto, and Schneider, 2016, ZooKeys, 637: 89–106, suggested on the basis of COI barcodes that cryptic species are likely. Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. 

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