Scinax canastrensis (Cardoso and Haddad, 1982)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax canastrensis

Hyla canastrensis Cardoso and Haddad, 1982, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 42: 499. Holotype: MNRJ 4147, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra, São Roque de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brasil (20° 15′ S, 46° 30′ W; approx. 1300 m alt.)".

Ololygon canastrensisDuellman, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 160; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26..

Scinax canastrensisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 21.

English Names

Canastra Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).


Known from the type locality (Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra) and western Minas Gerais as well as the Parque Estadual das Furnas do Bom Jesus, São Paulo, Brazil.


Related to Scinax ruber and Scinax catharinae groups, according to the original publication. This group assignment reaffirmed by Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 5. Not assigned to species group by Duellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 1–23. In the Scinax catharinae group according to Pombal and Bastos, 1996, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 371: 1–11. n the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Second locality provided by Oliveira and Kokubum, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 163. Araújo, Condez, and Haddad, 2007, Check List, 3: 153–155, provided the first record for the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Moura and Cazelli, 2011, Check List, 7: 606–607, provided a new record in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and discussed the range. Neves, Yves, Pereira Silva, Alves, Vasques, Coelho, and Silva, 2019, Herpetozoa, Wien, 32: 113–123, provided habitat information and a record for western Minas Gerais, Brazil.  

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