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.


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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