Sphaenorhynchus palustris Bokermann, 1966

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

Sphaenorhynchus palustris Bokermann, 1966, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 26: 16. Holotype: WCAB 19235, by original designation; now MZUSP. Type locality: "Sooretama, Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brasil".

English Names

Linhares Lime Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).


Known only from the type locality in the state of Espírito Santo, and  and another locality (Fazenda Santa Clara, municipality of Mucuri) in the state of Bahia, in eastern Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Simiar to Sphaenorhynchus lacteus according to the original publication. Nunes, Fusinatto, and Cruz, 2007, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 2: 123–128, reported on tadpole morphology and advertisement call. Lacerda and Moura, 2013, Salamandra, 49: 105-108, reported on the vocal repertoire and discussed the record from Bahia, Brazil. 

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