Bokermannohyla hylax (Heyer, 1985)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Bokermannohyla > Species: Bokermannohyla hylax

Hyla hylax Heyer, 1985, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 98: 657. Holotype: MZUSP 59937, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil: São Paulo; Booracéia, approximately 23° 38′ S, 45° 50′ W".

Bokermannohyla hylaxFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 83.

Boana hylaxWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

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


Atlantic forests in coastal Paraná and São Paulo, Brazil; Serra da Jibóia region, southeastern Bahia, Brazil.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla circumdata group; by implication from the original publication. See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 262-264. In the Bokermannohyla circumdata group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82-83. Carvalho, Giaretta, and Magrini, 2012, Zootaxa, 3321: 37-55, reported on advertisement call structure. Nali, Zamudio, and Prado, 2014, Amphibia-Reptilia, 35: 355-360, who characterized a number of polymorphic microsatellite markers. Juncá, 2006, Biota Neotrop., 6: 1–17, briefly summarized the presence of this species in the Serra da Jibóia region, Bahia, Brazil, and its habitat.  

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