Scinax catharinae (Boulenger, 1888)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax catharinae

Hyla catharinae Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 1: 417. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.12.65–66 (formerly 1888.4.23.20–21) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 89. Type locality: "Serra do Catharina", Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Hyla strigilata catharinaeGallardo, 1961, Comun. Mus. Argent. Cienc. Nat. Bernardino Rivadavia, Cienc. Zool, 3: 152.

Ololygon catharinaeFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392.

Scinax catharinaeDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 6, 21.

Ololygon catharinae — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26. 

English Names

Catharina Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).


Mountains of eastern and southeastern Brazil.


For discussion see (as Hyla catharinae) Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 183. Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225, reported on the advertisement call. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Many of the subspecies cited by Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 183–189, and by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 43–44, are recognizable species according to U. Caramaschi IN Frost, 1985, 160. See Scinax angrensis.

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