Pithecopus rusticus (Bruschi, Lucas, Garcia, and Recco-Pimentel, 2014)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae > Genus: Pithecopus > Species: Pithecopus rusticus

Phyllomedusa rustica Bruschi, Lucas, Garcia, and Recco-Pimentel, 2014, PLoS One, 9 (8: e105608): 5. Holotype: UFMG 13360, by original designation. Type locality: "Água Doce municipality (26°35′59.9″ S, 51°34′39.4″ W; 1330 m above sea level), Santa Catarina state, Brazil". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:DD2C2754-AD90-4E63-96E4-C6D61972A4B1

Pithecopus rusticusSegalla, Caramaschi, Cruz, Grant, Haddad, Garcia, Berneck, and Langone, 2016, Herpetol. Brasil., 5: 45. 

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality, in the grasslands of southern Brazil, in the municipality of Água Doce in the state of Santa Catarina.


In the Phyllomedusa hypchondrialis group and onfused with Phyllomedusa azurea prior to its naming according to the original publication. Bastiani, Boschetti, Santos, and Lucas, 2019, Biota Neotrop., São Paulo, 19 (1: e20180570): 1–7, described larval morphology. Forti, Haddad, Leite, Drummond, Assis, Crivellari, Mello, Garcia, Zornosa-Torres, and Toledo, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e7612): 1–39, reported on advertisement call. Boschetti, Bastiani, Lingnau, and Lucas, 2019, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 14: 196–203, reported on bioacoustics. 

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