Dendropsophus berthalutzae (Bokermann, 1962)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus berthalutzae

Hyla berthalutzae Bokermann, 1962, Neotropica, 8: 84. Holotype: WCAB 6597, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Paranapiacaba, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil".

Dendropsophus berthalutzaeFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

Bertha's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).


Coastal lowlands from eastern Paraná and Serra do Mar, São Paulo, to Espírito Santo, Brazil.


Related to Hyla microcephala (as Hyla misera) and Hyla nana, according to the original publication. Pugliese, Alves, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2000, Alytes, 18: 73-80, doubted its assignment to the Hyla microcephala group. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 45, provided a brief account and photo. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91–92. Conte, Garey, Lingnau, Silva, Armstrong, and Hartmann, 2009, Check List, 5: 202–209, discussed the range in Paraná, Brazil. Moura, Lacerda, and Feio, 2012, Salamandra, 48: 177–180, reported on the advertisement call and distribution. Forti, Martins, and Bertoluci, 2012, Zootaxa, 3310: 66–68, reported on the advertisement call and geographic variation in call features. Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. In the Dendropsophus decipiens group of Orrico, Grant, Faivovich, Rivera-Correa, Rada, Lyra, Cassini, Valdujo, Schargel, Machado, Wheeler, Barrio-Amorós, Loebmann, Moravec, Zina, Solé, Sturaro, Peloso, Suárez, and Haddad, 2021, Cladistics, 37: 73–105, who also noted that the "Dendropsophus berthalutzae" terminal in the study of Faivovich et al. (2005) is actually of Dendropsophus meridanusManzano, Takeno, and Sawaya, 2022, Zootaxa, 5178: 453–472, reported on the advertisement call from the state of São Paulo, Brazil.  

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