Scinax v-signata Lutz, 1968

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax v-signata

Hyla perpusilla v-signata Lutz, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 12: 7. Holotype: MNRJ 3607, by original designation. Type locality: "Organs Mountains National Park at Teresopolis", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Hyla perpusilla queimadensis Lutz, 1973, Brazil. Spec. Hyla: 178. Nomen nudum. Synonymy by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: ix, 83.

Ololygon v-signataPeixoto, 1988 "1987", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 10: 38; Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

Scinax v-signataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 23.

Scinax v-signatusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

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


Forested slopes in Espírito Santo and northeastern Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil.


In the Scinax perpusillus group according to Peixoto, 1988 "1987", Arq. Univ. Fed. Rural Rio de Janeiro, 10: 37-49. In the Scinax catharinae clade, Scinax perpusillus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96. Silva and Alves-Silva, 2013, Zootaxa, 3609: 213-222, modeled the range of the species. Peixoto, Guimarães, Lacerda, Leal, Rocha, and Feio, 2016, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 11: 53–57, reported on the vocal repertoire. 

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