Lysapsus caraya Gallardo, 1964

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Lysapsus > Species: Lysapsus caraya

Lysapsus limellus caraya Gallardo, 1964, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 20: 194. Holotype: MZUSP 3984, by original designation. Type locality: "Mato Verde, Ilha do Bananal, Mato Grosso [actually Goiás], Brasil".

Lysapsus carayaKlappenbach, 1985, Comun. Zool. Mus. Hist. Nat. Montevideo, 11: 1–23; Garda, Santana, and São Pedro, 2010, Zootaxa, 2666: 1–28.

Pseudis carayaAguiar, Bacci, Lima, Rossa-Feres, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2007, Cladistics, 23: 461.

English Names

Mato Verde Harlequin Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 97).


Central and southern Brazil in the Araguaia River basin in southeastern Pará, Tocantins, Goias, and Mato Grosso), 200 to 200 m elevation.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


 Santana, Queiroz, Wanderley, São Pedro, Leite, and Garda, 2013, Amphibia-Reptilia, 34: 201–215, reported on tadpole morphology and advertisement call. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 78–79, provided an account.

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