Scinax melloi (Peixoto, 1989)

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

Ololygon melloi Peixoto, 1989 "1988", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 11: 28. Holotype: EI 7608, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Teresópolis, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos".

Scinax melloiDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 15, 23.

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

English Names

Southeastern Brazil Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).


Known only from the Serra dos Orgãos in southeastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural resident: Brazil

Endemic to the political unit: Brazil


In the Scinax perpusillus according to the original publication. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax perpusillus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96.

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