Bokermannohyla sazimai (Cardoso and Andrade, 1982)

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

Hyla sazimai Cardoso and Andrade, 1982, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 42: 589. Holotype: MNRJ 4149, by original designation. Type locality: "Chapadão da Zagaia, Parque Nacional Serra da Canastra, São Roque de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brasil (46° 50′ W 20° 10′ S; approx. 1350 m alt.)".

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

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

English Names

Zagaia Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58).


West-central Minas Gerais, Brazil, in riparian environments. 

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. Giasson and Ribeiro, 2007, Check List, 2(3): 7-8, extended the range to the municipality of Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Carvalho, Giaretta, and Magrini, 2012, Zootaxa, 3321: 37-55, reported on advertisement call structure. Carvalho and Giaretta, 2013, Phyllomedusa, 12: 33-45, reported on geographic variation in call and morphology and provided five new localities in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and a spot map.  Neves, Yves, Pereira Silva, Alves, Vasques, Coelho, and Silva, 2019, Herpetozoa, Wien, 32: 113–123, provided habitat information and a record for western Minas Gerais, Brazil.  

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