Phasmahyla exilis (Cruz, 1980)

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

Phyllomedusa exilis Cruz, 1980, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 40: 683. Holotype: EI 5584, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Tereza, Espírito Santo, Brasil".

Phasmahyla exilisCruz, 1991 "1990", Rev. Brasil. Biol., 50: 722.

English Names

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


Known from the type locality in in the Serra Mantiqueira, Espírito Santo, Brazil, and 555 km to the north at Jussari Municipality, Bahia, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Pimenta and Silvano, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 221-222, provided the Bahia record and commented on the distribution. Cruz, Napoli, and Fonseca, 2008, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 3: 193, provided a range map.

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