Scinax hiemalis (Haddad and Pombal, 1987)

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

Hyla hiemalis Haddad and Pombal, 1987, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 47: 127. Holotype: MZUSP 60555, by original designation. Type locality: "fazenda Santana, Sousas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil (aprox. 22° 50′ S, 46° 58′ W; 600 m alt.)".

Ololygon hiemalisCaramaschi and Kisteumacher, 1989, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 327: 1-15.

Scinax hiemalisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 22; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

English Names

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


Southern part of the state of São Paulo, extending east into western Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


In the Scinax rizibilis group (as Hyla rizibilis) according to original publication. Subsequently the Scinax rizibilis group was combined into the Scinax catharinae group by Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213-225, and who also described the advertisement call. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. See Haddad and Sazima, 1992, in Morellato (ed.), Hist. Nat. Serra do Japi: 195, for photo and brief description. Caram, Luna-Dias, Gomes, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2011, Herpetol. Notes, 4: 153-154, reported this species from the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and discussed its range. Bang and Giaretta, 2017, J. Herpetol., 16: 23–45, discussed and described vocalizations. 

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