Bokermannohyla nanuzae (Bokermann and Sazima, 1973)

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

Hyla nanuzae Bokermann and Sazima, 1973, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 33: 333. Holotype: WCAB 45808, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "riacho de montanha, a altura do km 126, da Serra do Cipó, Jaboticatubas, Minas Gerais, Brasil".

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

Boana nanuzae — Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

English Names

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


Serra do Cipó, municipality of Santana do Riacho (type locality, southern limit) to Serra de Botumirim, municipality of Botumirim (northern limit). Between these localities the species occurs at the municipalities of Conceição do Mato Dentro, Morro do Pilar, Alvorada de Minas, Congonhas do Norte, Diamantina, Felício dos Santos, São Gonçalo do Rio Preto, Serro, Augusto de Lima, Rio Vermelho, and Santo Antônio do Itambé. All localities at the Espinhaço Range, state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil, above 800 m elevation.. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla circumdata group, according to the original publication. In the Bokermannohyla circumdata group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 82-83. Leite, Pezzuti, and Viana, 2006, Check List, 2(1): 5, provided the second locality. Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007, Iheringia, Zool., 97: 21-26, provided a record for the Serra do Caraça, southern end of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 51-52, provided a photograph and brief account (as Hyla nanuzae). Carvalho, Giaretta, and Magrini, 2012, Zootaxa, 3321: 37-55, reported on advertisement call structure. Pereira Silva, Silva, Pirani, and Mângia, 2014, Herpetol. Notes, 7: 521-524, reported on the distress call. Walker, Lourenço, Pimenta, and Nascimento, 2015, Zootaxa, 3937: 161–178, reported on morphological variation, advertisement call, and larval morphology. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1-292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Brunes, Pinto, Taucce, Santos, Nascimento, Carvalho, Oliveira, Vasconcelos, and Leite, 2023, Syst. Biodiversity, 21 (1: 2156001): 1–20, noted that nominal Bokermannohyla nanuzae is composed of two lineages, one of which, their resurrected Bokermannohyla feioi, is more closely related to Bokermannohyla sagarana

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