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."

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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