Phyllomedusa camba De la Riva, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Phyllomedusa > Species: Phyllomedusa camba

Phyllomedusa camba De la Riva, 1999, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 13: 124. Holotype: MNK 0084, by original designation. Type locality: "Puerto Almacén, Provincia Ñuflo de Chávez, Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia (15° 46′ S/62° 15′ W)".

English Names

Black-eyed Monkey Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 184).


Southwestern Amazon Basin from southeastern Peru (Departments of Madre de Dios and Ycayali), western Brazil (states of Amazonas, Acre, Mato Grosso, and Rondonia) and east to Tangará da Serra, Mato Grosso, Brazil, and eastern Bolivia (Departments of Pando, Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz, and Santa Cruz).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru


Allied to Phyllomedusa tarsius and Phyllomedusa boliviana according to the original publication. See comments by Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 66. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 253–254, provided an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history). In the Phyllomedusa tarsius group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 117-118. In the Phyllomedusa tarsius group of Barrio-Amorós, 2006, Zootaxa, 1309: 55-68. Association with the Phyllomedusa tarsius group supported by karyological data according to Paiva, Nascimento, Silva, Bernarde, and Ananias, 2010, Ital. J. Zool., 77: 116-121. Rodrigues, Noronha, Lima, and Rosa, 2011, Check List, 7: 397-399, provided a record for western and northwestern Mato Grosso, Brazil. Santos, Andrade, Castro, and Vaz-Silva, 2012, Check List, 8: 634-635, provided a record for Tangará da Serra, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 184–185. Röhr, Camurugi, Paterno, Gehara, Juncá, Álvares, Brandão, and Garda, 2020, Canad. J. Zool., 98: 495–504, reported on the evolution and causes of variability of advertisement call.

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