Ololygon skaios (Pombal, Carvalho, Canelas, and Bastos, 2010)

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

Scinax skaios Pombal, Carvalho, Canelas, and Bastos, 2010, Zoologia, Curitiba, 27: 796. Holotype: MNRJ 54471, by original designation. Type locality: "Anglo American do Brazil (15° 05′ 17″ S, 49° 02′ 23″ W) municipality of Santa Rito do Novo Destino, state of Goiás, Brazil".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality in the municipality of Santa Rito do Novo Destino, state of Goiás, as well as São João d’Aliança, Alto Paraíso, Pirenópolis (Pirineus State Park) and Brasília, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax catharinae group according to the original publication, where the advertisement call and external morphology was provided. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 82, provided an account. 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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