Phyllodytes wuchereri (Peters, 1873)

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

English Names

None noted. 


Remnant Atlantic Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Removed from the synonymy of Phyllodytes luteolus by Caramaschi, Peixoto, and Rodrigues, 2004, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 62: 185, where it had been placed by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 455 (provisionally) and Bokermann, 1966, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 38: 336. Recognized as Amphodus wuchereri by Goin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 7. In the Phyllodytes auratus 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. See comment under PhytotriadesForti, Foratto, Márquez, Pereira, and Toledo, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4813): 1–19, characterized the advertisement call. Cruz, Marciano, and Napoli, 2014, Zootaxa, 3774: 97–102, reported on advertisement and courtship calls. Magalhães, Juncá, and Garda, 2015, Salamandra, 51: 83–90, reported on larval morphology and vocalizations. Juncá, 2006, Biota Neotrop., 6: 1–17, briefly summarized the presence of this species in the Serra da Jibóia region, Bahia, Brazil, and its habitat.   

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