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). 


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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