Phyllodytes gyrinaethes Peixoto, Caramaschi, and Freire, 2003

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

Phyllodytes gyrinaethes Peixoto, Caramaschi, and Freire, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 239. Holotype: MNRJ 23986, by original designation. Type locality: "Fazenda Bananeiras, Municipality of Murici (09° 13′ S, 35° 52′ W, 650 m altitude), State of Alagoas, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (Fazenda Bananeiras, Municipality of Murici, State of Alagoas) and Usina Colonia, State of Pernambuco, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Unassigned to species group by 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. Roberto and Ávila, 2013, Zootaxa, 3669:193–196, reported on the advertisement call. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized 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.    

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