Scinax rogerioi Pugliese, Baêta, and Pombal, 2009

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

Scinax rogerioi Pugliese, Baêta, and Pombal, 2009, Zootaxa, 2269: 54. Holotype: MNRJ27759, by original designation. Type locality: "Chapada dos Veadeiros (14°09′S; 47°36′W; approximately 1070 m alt.), Municipality of Alto Paraíso de Goiás, State of Goiás, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type-locality in Chapada dos Veadeiros, Municipality of Alto Paraíso de Goiás, State of Goiás, central Brazil, and from Parque Estadual do Itacolomi (Municipality of Ouro Preto), and from the Municipality of Ouro Branco; the last two localities are in the Serra do Espinhaço range, state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax ruber clade, and confused with Scinax duartei prior to its naming, according to the original publication, where the external morphology and advertisement call was described. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 96, provided an account. Pezzuti, Leite, Rossa-Feres, and Garcia, 2021, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 22 (Special Issue): 1–109, described and discussed larval morphology and natural history. In the Scinax granulatus group of Araujo-Vieira, Lourenço, Lacerda, Lyra, Blotto, Ron, Baldo, Pereyra, Suárez-Mayorga, Baêta, Ferreira, Barrio-Amorós, Borteiro, Brandão, Brasileiro, Donnelly, Dubeux, Köhler, Kolenc, Leite, Maciel, Nunes, Orrico, Peloso, Pezzuti, Reichle, Rojas-Runjaic, Silva, Sturaro, Langone, Garcia, Rodrigues, Frost, Wheeler, Grant, Pombal, Haddad, and Faivovich, 2023, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 27 (Special Issue): 104 (see comment under Hylinae).

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