Phrynomedusa fimbriata Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Phrynomedusa > Species: Phrynomedusa fimbriata

Phrynomedusa fimbriata Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 1: 4. Holotype: MZUSP 316, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 161. Type locality: "Alto da Serra", Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, Brazil.

Phyllomedusa fimbriataFunkhouser, 1957, Occas. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Stanford Univ., 5: 28.

Phrynomedusa fimbriataCruz, 1991 "1990", Rev. Brasil. Biol., 50: 721.

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, Brazil). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 137, who regarded the species as extinct. See account by Baêta, Giasson, Pombal, and Haddad, 2016, Herpetol. Monogr., 30: 54–56, who regarded the species as extinct and the tadpole and advertisement call unknown. 

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