Bokermannohyla oxente Lugli and Haddad, 2006

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

Bokermannohyla oxente Lugli and Haddad, 2006, Herpetologica, 62: 455. Holotype: CFBH 5633, by original designation. Type locality: "on a rock in a tributary stream of Lençóis River (12° 33′ 32″ S, 41° 24′ 15″ W), Serra do Sincorá, Município de Lençóis, Bahia, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Municipalities of Lençóis, Andaraí, Mucugê, and Palmeiras, all from the Serra do Sincorá in the central portion of the Chapada Diamantina, and also from the Municipality of Rio de Contas, south of Chapada Diamantina, north of the Espinhaço mountain range, Bahia, in northeastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis group according to the original publication (where it was also noted that oxente is a noun in apposition). Magalhães, Mercês, Santana, Juncá, Napoli, and Garda, 2015, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 10: 211–218, reported on oral cavity anatomy. Giaretta, Brandao, and Martins, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 2: 159–162, reported on the advertisement call. Oliveira, Gehara, Solé, Lyra, Haddad, Silva, Magalhães, Leite, and Burbrink, 2021, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 160 (107113): 1–11, reported on molecular phylogeography.  

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