Aparasphenodon arapapa Pimenta, Napoli, and Haddad, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Aparasphenodon > Species: Aparasphenodon arapapa

Aparasphenodon arapapa Pimenta, Napoli, and Haddad, 2009, Zootaxa, 2123: 47. Holotype: UFBA 3948, by original designation. Type locality: "Área de Proteção Ambiental (APA) Pratigi (13°44′ S, 39°01′ W, 27 m above sea level), Municipality of Ituberá, State of Bahia, Brazil".

English Names

Bahia’s Broad-snout Casque-headed Tree Frog (original publication).


Coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, between the Paraguaçu and de Contas rivers. south to Ituberá.  


Larva, larval diet, advertisement call, and geographic distribution discussed by Lourenço-de-Moraes, Lantyer-Silva, Toledo, and Solé, 2013, J. Herpetol., 47: 575-579. 

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