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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: 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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