Scinax humilis (A. Lutz and B. Lutz, 1954)

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

Hyla humilis A. Lutz and B. Lutz In Lutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 160. Holotype: MNRJ 2248, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 64. Type locality: "Marshy lowlands of the Federal District and Baixada Fluminense" (English text), "Brejos da Baixada Fluminense e Carioca" (Portuguese text), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; rendered as "Rio Babi, Nova Iguaçu, Estado do Rio de Janeiro", Brazil, by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 52.

Ololygon humilisFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 392; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

Scinax humilisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 15, 22.

English Names

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


Coastal lowlands of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil.


In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax catharinae group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 58, provided a brief account and photo. Hepp, Lourenço, and Pombal, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 212–230, reported on acoustic traits (as Scinax humilis).

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