Bokermannohyla ibitipoca (Caramaschi and Feio, 1990)

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

Hyla ibitipoca Caramaschi and Feio, 1990, Copeia, 1990: 542. Holotype: MNRJ 4460, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Lima Duarte Municipality (ca. 21° 42′ S, 43° 53′ W), State of Minas Gerais, Brazil".

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

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

English Names

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


Known from several localities in the state of Minas Gerais (the type locality in the Serra do Ibitipoca; Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadiero, Fazenda Brigadeiro; eastern part of the Serra da Mantiqueira; Municipality of Bom Jardin and municipality of Espera Feliz), as well as Pedra Azul State Park, in the Serra da Boa Vista, Espírito Santo, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


A member of the Hyla circumdata group according to the original publication. Feio, Ferreira, and Pantoja, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 258, reported the species from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Napoli and Caramaschi, 2004, Copeia, 2004: 534–545, reported the advertisement call. In the Bokermannohyla circumdata group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82-83. Moura, Gasparini, and Feio, 2008, Check List, 4: 389-391, discussed the range and provided the record for Espírito Santo, Brazil. Cruz, Feio, and Caramaschi, 2009, Anf. Ibitipoca: 86-87, provided photographs and a brief account for Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Santos, Silva, Fehlberg, Santos, Zaidan, and Garcia, 2012, Check List, 8: 313-316, reported this species from the eastern region of the Serra da Mantiqueira, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and commented on the range. Pereira Silva, Folly, Lacerda, and Rebouças, 2019, Zootaxa, 4656: 193–195, reported on the release call. Pereira Silva, Neves, Rocha, Heitor, and Santana, 2020, Caldasia, 42: 339–342, provided new records for Minas Gerais, Brazil, and mapped the species. Souza, Melo, Peixoto, Travenzoli, Feio, and Dergam, 2024, Cytogenet. Genome Res., 163: 317–326, reported the karyotype and mapped CA and CAT microsatellite sites as part of a discussion of evolution of repetitive DNA organization within Hylidae. 

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