Ololygon Fitzinger, 1843

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ololygon
52 species

Ololygon Fitzinger, 1843, Syst. Rept.: 31. Type species: Hyla strigilata Spix, 1824, by original designation. 

Ololigon — Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 13: 826. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Ololygon — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 25. 

English Names

None noted. 


Atlantic Coastal Forest of eastern Brazil, extending southward to northeastern Argentina and westward into gallery forests in the Brazilian Cerrado. 


Removed from the synonymy of Scinax by Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 25, where it was placed by Pombal and Gordo, 1991, Mem. Inst. Butantan, São Paulo, 53: 139 (who considered this taxon to be in Hyla), and Duellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 1. The former Scinax catherinae group of Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367–393. Nogueira, Solé, Siqueira, Affonso, Strüssmann, and Sampaio, 2016, Genet. Mol. Biol., 39: 49–53, detected an unnamed species in this group in the Chapada dos Guimarães, central Brazil. Peixoto, Guimarães, Lacerda, Leal, Rocha, and Feio, 2016, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 11: 53–57, reported on vocal synapomorphies of the Scinax v-signatus group. 

Contained taxa (52 sp.):

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