Phasmahyla cochranae (Bokermann, 1966)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Phasmahyla > Species: Phasmahyla cochranae

Phyllomedusa cochranae Bokermann, 1966, Herpetologica, 22: 293. Holotype: WCAB 31184, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Campo de Fruticultura da Bocaina, Serra da Bocaina, São Jose do Barreiro, state of São Paulo, Brazil, collected at 1,600 m."

Phasmahyla cochranaeCruz, 1991 "1990", Rev. Brasil. Biol., 50: 721.

English Names

Chocolatefoot Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 61).


Serra Mar and Mantiqueira in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais, Brazil.


See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 285-286. Cruz, Feio, and Nascimento, 2008, Amphibia-Reptilia, 29: 311-318, briefly delimited the range. Cruz, Feio, and Caramaschi, 2009, Anf. Ibitipoca: 98-99, provided a photograph and a brief account for Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. 

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