Phyllodytes tuberculosus Bokermann, 1966

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

Phyllodytes tuberculosus Bokermann, 1966, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 38: 339. Holotype: WCAB 31922, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Maracás, 1350 m, estado da Bahia, Brasil"; emended to "Fazenda Cana Brava, Maracás, Bahia", Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 82.

English Names

Maracas Heart-tongued Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).


Sergipe to Bahia, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Phyllodytes tiberculosus 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. Juncá, Napoli, Cedraz, and Nunes, 2012, Zootaxa, 3506: 87-88, reported on advertisement and territorial calls. Forti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call.

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