Ololygon obtriangulata (Lutz, 1973)

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

Hyla catharinae simplex Lutz, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 12: 5. Holotype: MNRJ 4035, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra da Mantiqueira . . . . Brejo da Lapa, Alto Itatiaia, 2,200 meters above the sea (app. 22° 31′ 15″ S.; 44° 39′ 00″ W.)", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Preoccupied by Hyla simplex Boettger, 1901.

Hyla obtriangulata Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 190. Holotype: MNRJ 4035, by original designation. Type locality: Brejo da Lapa, Alto Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Hyla obtiangulataLutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 190. Replacement name for Hyla catharinae simplex Lutz, 1968.

Ololygon obtriangulataFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 394; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26..

Scinax obtriangulataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 23.

Scinax obtriangulatusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

Sao Paulo Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).


Serra da Mantiqueira and Serra do Mar, São Paulo, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax catharinae group according to Duellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 23, but considered to be in the Scinax rizibilis group by Haddad and Pombal, 1987, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 47: 127–132. Subsequently the Scinax rizibilis group was combined into the Scinax catharinae group by Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95–96. See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 279–281. Tadpoles compared to those of other members of the Scinax catharinae group by Conte, Nomura, Rossa-Feres, d'Heursel, and Haddad, 2007, Amphibia-Reptilia, 28: 177–192. 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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