Ololygon muriciensis (Cruz, Nunes, and Lima, 2011)

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

Scinax muriciensis Cruz, Nunes, and Lima, 2011, Zootaxa, 3096: 19. Holotype: MNRJ 60189, by original designation. Type locality: "Fazenda Bananeiras (09°12′ S, 35° 52′ W, 509 m a. s. l.), Municipality of Murici, State of Alagoas, Brazil".

Ololygon muricensis — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

English Names

None noted.


Fazenda Bananeira, in the Mata da Bananeira, Municipality of Murici. Alagoas, Brazil, mountainous region with elevations of 200-600 m

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax catherinae clade according to the original publication. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. 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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