Pseudis tocantins Caramaschi and Cruz, 1998

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

Pseudis tocantins Caramaschi and Cruz, 1998, Rev. Brasil. Zool., 15: 940. Holotype: MNRJ 11338, by original designation. Type locality: "Porto Nacional (10° 42′ S, 48° 25′ W, 212 m altitude), margem direita do rio Tocantins, Tocantins, Brasil".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Tocantins–Araguaia River basins in the states of Tocantins, Mato Grosso, Goiás, and Maranhão, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Brandão, Colli, Peres, and Abreu, 2003, Phyllomedusa, 2: 69–70, provided the records from Mato Grosso and Goias, Brazil. Lucas and Brasileiro, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 334, provided a record for Maranhão, Brazil, and briefly summarized the known range of the species. Rodriguez, Börner, Pabijan, Gehara, Haddad, and Vences, 2015, Evol. Ecol., 29: 765–785 (and supplemental data), reported on phylogeographic diversity and its causes. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 88, provided an account. Fonseca, Garda, Oliveira, Camurugi, Magalhães, Lanna, Zurano, Marques, Vences, and Gehara, 2021, Landscape Ecol., 36: 3049–3060, reported on gene flow in the Tocantins–Araguaia Basin, Brazil, and provided a range map. 

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