Ololygon canastrensis (Cardoso and Haddad, 1982)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Ololygon > Species: Ololygon canastrensis

Hyla canastrensis Cardoso and Haddad, 1982, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 42: 499. Holotype: MNRJ 4147, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra, São Roque de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brasil (20° 15′ S, 46° 30′ W; approx. 1300 m alt.)".

Ololygon canastrensisDuellman, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 160; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26..

Scinax canastrensisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 21.

English Names

Canastra Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).


Highlands, above 700 m elevation, through the middle-west of Minas Gerais, as well as the Parque Estadual das Furnas do Bom Jesus, São Paulo, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Related to Scinax ruber and Scinax catharinae groups, according to the original publication. This group assignment reaffirmed by Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 5. Not assigned to species group by Duellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 1–23. Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225, reported on the advertisement call. In the Scinax catharinae group according to Pombal and Bastos, 1996, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 371: 1–11. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Second locality provided by Oliveira and Kokubum, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 163. Araújo, Condez, and Haddad, 2007, Check List, 3: 153–155, provided the first record for the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Moura and Cazelli, 2011, Check List, 7: 606–607, provided a new record in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and discussed the range. Bang and Giaretta, 2017, J. Herpetol., 16: 23–45, discussed and described vocalizations. 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. Pereira Silva, Folly, Lacerda, and Rebouças, 2019, Zootaxa, 4656: 487–490, discussed and mapped the range and provided new localities. In the Ololygon catharinae group of Araujo-Vieira, Lourenço, Lacerda, Lyra, Blotto, Ron, Baldo, Pereyra, Suárez-Mayorga, Baêta, Ferreira, Barrio-Amorós, Borteiro, Brandão, Brasileiro, Donnelly, Dubeux, Köhler, Kolenc, Leite, Maciel, Nunes, Orrico, Peloso, Pezzuti, Reichle, Rojas-Runjaic, Silva, Sturaro, Langone, Garcia, Rodrigues, Frost, Wheeler, Grant, Pombal, Haddad, and Faivovich, 2023, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 27 (Special Issue): 61 (see comment under Hylinae).

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