Phyllodytes edelmoi Peixoto, Caramaschi, and Freire, 2003

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Phyllodytes > Species: Phyllodytes edelmoi

Phyllodytes edelmoi Peixoto, Caramaschi, and Freire, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 236. Holotype: MNRJ 24073, by original designation. Type locality: "Mata do Catolé, Municipality of Maceió (09° 30′ S, 35° 40′ W, sea level), State of Alagoas, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Municipalities of Flexeiras, Murici, Rio Largo, and Maceió, state of Alagoas, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Phyllodytes luteolus group of Caramaschi, Peixoto, and Rodrigues, 2004, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 62: 185–191, and Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 110. Lima, Lingnau, and Skuk, 2008, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 3: 118–121, described the advertisement call. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call. Reported from the Environmental Protection Area of Catolé and Fernão Velho, Alagoas, Brazil, by Dubeux, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2021, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 61 (e20216176): 1–10, who provided a key to the frogs of that region.   

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