Phrynomedusa vanzolinii Cruz, 1991

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

Phrynomedusa vanzolinii Cruz, 1991, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 51: 272. Holotype: MZUSP 37669, by original designation. Type locality: "Boraceia, Estado de São Paulo," Brazil.

English Names

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


Known only for two localities: Estação Biológica de Boracéia, município de Salesópolis, state of São Paulo, and município de Teresópolis, state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil. 


According to the original publication the larvae of this species were figured by Lutz and Lutz, 1939, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 11: 219-254 (as Phyllomedusa appendiculata) and by Cruz, 1983 "1982", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 5: 147-171 (as Phyllomedusa fimbriata). See review by Baêta, Giasson, Pombal, and Haddad, 2016, Herpetol. Monogr., 30: 62–64, who noted that the advertisement call is unknown. 

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