Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937)

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

Hyla pseudopseudis Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937, O Campo, 8: 68. Syntypes: MNRJ 579 (3 specimens); MNRJ 579A designated lectotype by Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 411. Type locality: Not stated; "Veadeiros —Goiás", Brazil according to subsequent lectotype designation.

Hyla pseudopseudis pseudopseudisLutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 24.

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

English Names

Veadeiros Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 57).

Veadeiros Waterfall Frog (Magalhães, Garda, Miranda, and Brandão, 2016, Salamandra, 52: 171). 


Central highlands of Goiás and the Distrito Federal, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See comment under Bokermannohyla saxicola. See account by Pombal and Caramaschi, 1995, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 363: 1-8. In the Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 83. Magalhães, Garda, Miranda, and Brandão, 2016, Salamandra, 52: 171–177, reported on sexual dimorphism and habitat. Lins, Magalhães, Costa, Brandão, Py-Daniel, Miranda, Maciel, Nomura, and Pezzuti, 2018, Zootaxa, 4527: 501–520, provided a comparative description of the larvae of Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis and Bokermannohyla sapirangaVaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 60–61, provided an account. Santos, Feio, and Nomura, 2023, Biota Neotrop., 23 (3:e20231486): 1–43, characterized tadpole morphology as part of an identification key to the tadpoles of the Brazilian Cerrado.  

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