Scinax rupestris Araujo-Vieira, Brandão, and Faria, 2015

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

Scinax rupestris Araujo-Vieira, Brandão, and Faria, 2015, Zootaxa, 3915: 53. Holotype: MZUSP 112877, by original designation. Type locality: "Chapada dos Veadeiros, Goiás, Brazil (about 14° 09′ 30″ S, 47° 36′ 42″ W, 1.200 m elevation)". 

English Names

None noted. 


High elevation temporary rock-bed rivulets and creeks in the quartzitic rock mountains in the Chapada dos Veadeiros region, northern region of the state of Goiás, central Brazil. 


In the Scinax ruber clade according to the original publication (where the vocalization was described), most similar to Scinax cabralensisBang, Carvalho, Andrade, Haga, Bernardes, and Giaretta, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 117–124, reported on vocalization. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 97, provided an account.  

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