Sphaenorhynchus caramaschii Toledo, Garcia, Lingnau, and Haddad, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Sphaenorhynchus > Species: Sphaenorhynchus caramaschii

Sphaenorhynchus caramaschii Toledo, Garcia, Lingnau, and Haddad, 2007, Zootaxa, 1658: 60. Holotype: CFBH 2222, by original designation. Type locality: "a permanent pond at the Fazenda São Luís (24°21′30″ S, 48°44′35″ W; 910 m. altitude), municipality of Ribeirão Branco, state of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil".

English Names

Lime Treefrog (Forti, Lingnau, and Bertoluci, 2017, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 67: 197). 


Central and south-central São Paulo, eastern Paraná, and an isolated record in southern Santa Catarina in the southeast and south of Brazil. 


Most similar to Sphaenorhynchus surdus according to the original publication, where external morphology and the advertisement call were described. Almeida, Maffei, Rolim, Ubaid, and Jim, 2008, Check List, 4: 439-441, provided a new record for São Paulo, Brazil, and discussed the range. Araujo-Vieira, Tacioli, and Faivovich, 2015, Zootaxa, 3904: 270–282, reported on larval morphology. Forti, Lingnau, and Bertoluci, 2017, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 67: 197–205, reported on variation in the advertisement call. Melo, Rodrigues, Pelegrini, and Martins, 2018, Check List, 14: 779–783, provided new records from south-central São Paulo extending the range to the east. Pereira Silva, Ceron, Silva, and Santana, 2022, Ecol. Evol., 12(e8754): 1–15, reported on phylogenetic relationships and biogeography and provided a polygon map of the species. 

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