Trachycephalus mambaiensis Cintra, Silva, Silva, Garcia, and Zaher, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Trachycephalus > Species: Trachycephalus mambaiensis

Trachycephalus mambaiensis Cintra, Silva, Silva, Garcia, and Zaher, 2009, Zootaxa, 1975: 59. Holotype: MZUSP 135715, by original designation. Type locality: "the vicinity of Santa Edwiges I hydroelectric power plant dam, Municipality of Mambaí, State of Goiás, Brazil (14°17′24″S 46°11′37″W or UTM 0371233 and 8419860)".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (Municipality of Mambaí, extreme eastern state of Goiás), 230 km to the northeast in the Municipality of Santa Maria da Vitória, Bahia, and into northern and west-central Minas Gerais, and Combinado Municipality, southeastern Tocantins, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Freitas, Lima, and França, 2011, Herpetol. Rev., 42: 387, provided a record from the Municpality of Santa Maria da Vitória, Bahia, Brazil, and discussed the range. Dayrell, Fernandes, Moura, and Feio, 2012, Check List, 8: 269-271, provided a range extension in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and commented on the range. Silva, Carvalho, Pereira Silva, Fadel, Dantas, Brandão, and Santana, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (1: e20190838): 15, reported the species from the state of Tocantins, Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 100, provided an account. 

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