Scinax eurydice (Bokermann, 1968)

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

Hyla eurydice Bokermann, 1968, J. Herpetol., 1: 29. Holotype: WCAB 31795, by original designation; now MZUSP. Type locality: "'Fazenda Santo Onofre,' 10 km east of Maracás, Bahia, Brazil".

Ololygon eurydiceFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 394.

Scinax eurydiceDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 22.

English Names

Maracas Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).


Southern Bahia through Minas Gerais to Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, Brazil; reported from Alagoas, Brazil.


Placed in the Scinax ruber group by Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 5. Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225, reported on the advertisement call. The Scinax ruber group rejected as nonmonophyletic by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367-393. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. Hartmann, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 222, provided the São Paulo record and commented on the distribution. Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007, Iheringia, Zool., 97: 21-26, provided a record for the Serra do Caraça, southern end of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Magrini, Carvalho-e-Silva, Béda, and Giaretta, 2011, Zootaxa, 3066: 37-51, reported on the advertisement call. Novaes and Zina, 2016, Zootaxa, 4084: 258–266, reported on the advertisement call. Mângia, Carvalho, Pereira Silva, Cavalcanti, Simões, and Santana, 2017, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 237–243, reported on release call and noted that advertisement call in northern and southern populations are substantially distinct from each other. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1–292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Reported from the Environmental Protection Area of Catolé and Fernão Velho, Alagoas, Brazil, by Dubeux, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2021, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 61 (e20216176): 1–10, who provided a key to the frogs of that region.   

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