Scinax tripui Lourenço, Nascimento, and Pires, 2010

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

Scinax tripui Lourenço, Nascimento, and Pires, 2010 "2009", Herpetologica, 65: 469. Holotype: MNRJ 42890, by original designation. Type locality: "Estação Ecológica do Tripuí (20° 23′ 22″ S 43° 32′ 32″ W, elevation 1070m), Municipality of Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil".

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

English Names

None noted.


Throughout the mountains of central-southeastern Minas Gerais (Serrana de Itabira, Serra do Brigadeiro, Serra do Gandarela, Serra do Caparaó, Serra do Caraça, Serra do Curral, Serra da Moeda, Serra do Ouro Branco, Serra do Ouro Preto,  Serra da Piedade, and Serra das Serrinhas) and extreme southwestern Espírito Santo, Brazil (Serra da Calçada). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural resident: Brazil

Endemic to the political unit: Brazil


In the Scinax catharinae group according to the original publication. Silva, Luna-Dias, Hepp, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2013, Check List, 9: 645-646, reported the species from the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Peixoto, Oliveira, Feio, and Dergam, 2016, Comp. Cytogenet., 10: 505–516, reported on karyological variation among populations. Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. Silveira, Ribeiro, Dornas, and Fernandes, 2019, Rev. Brasil. Zoociênc., 20: 1–23, provided new data on natural history and morphology as well as localities in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pezzuti, Leite, Rossa-Feres, and Garcia, 2021, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 22 (Special Issue): 1–109, described and discussed larval morphology and natural history.

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