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.


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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