Phasmahyla jandaia (Bokermann and Sazima, 1978)

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

Phyllomedusa jandaia Bokermann and Sazima, 1978, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 38: 927. Holotype: WCAB 48131, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Km 126 da estrada de Vespasiano a Conceição do Mato Dentro, 1500 m, Jaboticatubas, Minas Gerais, Brasil".

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

English Names

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

Parakeet Leaf Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 57).


Serra do Espinhaço and outliers, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007, Iheringia, Zool., 97: 21-26, provided a record for the Serra do Caraça, southern end of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Cruz, Napoli, and Fonseca, 2008, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 3: 193, provided a range map. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 57-58, provided a photograph and brief account (as Phasmahyla jandaia). Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1–292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pezzuti, Leite, Rossa-Feres, and Garcia, 2021, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 22 (Special Issue): 1–109, described and discussed larval morphology and natural history. 

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