Crossodactylus cyclospinus Nascimento, Cruz, and Feio, 2005

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Crossodactylus > Species: Crossodactylus cyclospinus

Crossodactylus cyclospinus Nascimento, Cruz, and Feio, 2005, Amphibia-Reptilia, 26: 498. Holotype: MNRJ 34501, by original designation. Type locality: "Fazenda Duas Barras (15° 53′ S, 40° 28′ W, altitude 800 m approximately), Municipality of Santa Maria do Salto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil". The coordinates corrected to 16° 25’ S, 40° 03’ W by  Pimenta, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2014, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 45: 28. 

English Names

None noted.


Known from two localities on the banks of the Jequitinhonha River: the type locality (Fazenda Duas Barras, 800 m elevation, Municipality of Santa Maria do Salto, Minas Gerais) and Fazenda Curral Velho, Cristália, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Crossodactylus gaudichaudii species group according to the original publication, where comparative morphology and advertisement call were described. Pimenta, Wachlevski, and Cruz, 2008, J. Herpetol., 42: 491, reported a second locality for the species. 

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