Sphaenorhynchus surdus (Cochran, 1953)

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

Hyla aurantiaca surda Cochran, 1953, Herpetologica, 8: 112. Holotype: UMMZ 106736, by original designation. Type locality: "Curitiba, Paraná", Brazil. Type locality refined by Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 42, to "prairie just south of town [Curitaba]".

Sphoenohyla surdaGoin, 1957, Caldasia, 8: 24.

Sphoenorhynchus surdusBokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 45.

Sphaenorhynchus surdusRivero, 1969, Copeia, 1969: 702.

English Names

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


Known from the type locality in the east of the state of Paraná, as well as from localities throughout the state of Santa Catarina and in extreme northeastern Rio Grand do Sul, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Toledo, Garcia, Lingnau, and Haddad, 2007, Zootaxa, 1658: 57-68, included an account. Toledo, Garcia, Lingnau, and Haddad, 2007, Zootaxa, 1658: 60, provided a sonogram of the advertisement call. 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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