Phyllodytes praeceptor Orrico, Dias, and Marciano, 2018

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

Phyllodytes praeceptor Orrico, Dias, and Marciano, 2018, Zootaxa, 4407: 102. Holotype:MZUESC 17484, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra da Jibóia (12.869436° S; 39.461494° W, 684 m a.s.l), municipality of Santa Terezinha and Elísio Medrado, State of Bahia, Brazil." Zoobank publication registration: 951098C7-18EF-4C9B-AC19-1AEAE2E64ECD

English Names

None noted. 


Coastal lowlands of Bahia, Brazil, from the municipality of Maragogipe to the south of the state in the municipality of Una; also known from higher areas such as in Serra da Jiboia (684 m elevation), Santa Terezinha municipality.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Tadpole morphology reported by Santos, Costa, Solé, and Orrico, 2019, Zootaxa, 4623: 381–386. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call.

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