Crossodactylus werneri Pimenta, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2014

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

Crossodactylus werneri Pimenta, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2014, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 45: 23. Holotype: MZUSP 113897, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (22°26’S, 44°36’W, 1,067 m a.s.l. – coordinates from park facilities taken from Google Earth for reference purposes only), States of Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from a narrow portion of the Serra da Mantiqueira, from the Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, between the States of Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro, to the Municipality of Santo Antônio dos Pinhais, State of São Paulo, and also from Teresópolis, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Crossodactylus dispar complex and confused with that species prior to its naming according to the original publication. Vidigal, Carvalho, Clemente-Carvalho, and Giaretta, 2018, Zootaxa, 4388: 61–75, reported on vocalizations, larval morphology, and natural history. 

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