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. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: 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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