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, and the Serra do Tombador Nature Reserve, Goiás, Brazil 

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Brazil

Endemic to the political unit: 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. Guerra Batista, Ramalho, Machado, and Brandão, 2022, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 53: 33–51, provided a record from the Serra do Tombador Nature Reserve, Goiás, Brazil, as part of a biodiversity study of that region.   

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