Scinax hayii (Barbour, 1909)

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

Hyla hayii Barbour, 1909, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 4: 51. Holotype: MCZ 2513, by original designation and according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 278. Type locality: "Petropolis, [Rio de Janeiro,] Brazil".

Ololygon hayiFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

English Names

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


Serra do Mar from Espírito Santo to Santa Catarina in southeastern Brazil.


In the Scinax ruber clade of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96. See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 278-279. Haddad and Sazima, 1992, in Morellato (ed.), Hist. Nat. Serra do Japi: 194, suggested that more than one species existed under this binominal. Magrini, Carvalho-e-Silva, Béda, and Giaretta, 2011, Zootaxa, 3066: 37-51, reported on the call, as did Santos and Martins, 2017, Zootaxa, 4232: 58–585. 

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