Ololygon trapicheiroi (A. Lutz and B. Lutz, 1954)

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

Hyla trapicheiroi A. Lutz and B. Lutz In Lutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 159. Holotype: MNRJ 3615, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 44. Type locality: "represa do rio Trapicheiro, Tijuca, D.F." (Portuguese text), "near the dam and pool built in the Trapicheiro stream, at Tijuca F.D." (English text), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; rendered as "Açude da Solidão, Serra Tijuca, Guanabara [now Rio de Janeiro], Brasil", by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 44.

Hyla catharinae trapicheiroiLutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 187.

Ololygon catharinae trapicheiroiHeyer, 1980, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 93: 660.

Ololygon trapicheiroiCaramaschi and Kisteumacher, 1989, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 327: 1–15; Carvalho-e-Silva and Peixoto, 1991, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 51: 263–270.

Scinax trapicheroyLangone, 1992, Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Argentina, 8: 5–6. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Scinax trapicheiroiPombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225.

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

English Names

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


Atlantic forest of Rio de Janeiro (state) and Ilha Grande, municipalities of Passa Vinte and Bel-miro Braga of the state of Minas Gerais, and eastern São Paulo, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Related to Hyla catharinae according to the original publication. 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. Carvalho-e-Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 1994, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 54: 55–62, reported on larval morphology. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 61, provided a brief account and photo. 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. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 617. Luna-Dias, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2009, Check List, 5: 251–253, provided new records, mapped the range, and provided a photograph. Silveira, 2011, Herpetol. Rev., 42: 109, provided a western record in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and commented on the range. Hepp, Lourenço, and Pombal, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 212–230, reported on acoustic traits (as Scinax trapicheiroi). Folly, Arruda, and Pereira Silva, 2020, Caldasia, 42: 153–156, discussed and mapped the range and provided new records from Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 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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