Pseudis cardosoi Kwet, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Pseudis > Species: Pseudis cardosoi

Pseudis cardosoi Kwet, 2000, Amphibia-Reptilia, 21: 41. Holotype: MCP 3354, by original designation. Type locality: "Centro de Pesquisas e Conservação de Naturez Pró-Mata, 29° 30′ S, 50° 10′ W, Municipality of São Francisco de Paula, Serra Geral, 960 m a.s.l., State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil".

Podonectes cardosoiGarda and Cannatella, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 44: 104. Invalid combination.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from open grasslands in the southern regions of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and in adjacent Paraná, Brazil

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


External adult and larval morphology, advertisement call, and life history were detailed in the original publicaiton. Lingnau and Di-Bernardo, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 238, provided the Santa Catarina record and discussed the range. Conte, Nomura, Machado, Kwet, Lingnau, and Rossa-Feres, 2010, Biota Neotrop., São Paulo, 10: 201–224, discussed the range, natural history, and advertisement call. 

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