Dendropsophus novaisi (Bokermann, 1968)

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

Hyla novaisi Bokermann, 1968, J. Herpetol., 1: 26. Holotype: WCAB 31743, by original designation; now MZUSP. Type locality: "'Fazenda Santo Onofre,' 10 km east of Maracás, Bahia, Brazil".

Hyla senicula novaisiLutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 92.

Hyla novaisiCaramaschi and Jim, 1983, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 43: 198.

Dendropsophus novaisiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91.

English Names

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


Known in Brazil from three localities from northeastern Minas Gerais (Pedra Azul), central Bahia (Maracás), and northeastern Bahia (E. E. Raso da Catarina).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hyla marmorata group; see comment under Hyla senicula. In the Dendropsophus marmoratus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91. Santos-Silva, De-Carvalho, and Ferrari, 2012, Check List, 8: 499-500, provided a range extension in Bahia and mapped the range. Protázio, Protázio, Conceição, Braga, Santos, Ribeiro, and Souza, 2017, Zootaxa, 4294: 127–129, reported on the advertisement call. Ruas, Mira-Mendes, and Del Grande, 2018, Zootaxa, 4375: 296–300, reported on larval morphology and natural history. Teixeira, Seger, Targueta, Orrico, and Lourenço, 2016, Comp. Cytogenet., 10: 753–767, reported on the karyotype as compared to other members of the Dendropsophus marmoratus group. In the Dendropsophus marmoratus 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.  

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.