Hylodes regius Gouvêa, 1979

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Hylodes > Species: Hylodes regius

Hylodes regius Gouvêa, 1979, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 39: 855-859. Holotype: MNRJ 4110, by original designation. Type locality: "1.850 metros de altitude, no Ribeirão Brejo da Lapa, Fazenda Céu Azul, em Vargem Grande, Município de Itamonte, estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil".

English Names

Royal Tree Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).


Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Itamonte, Itatiaia Mountains Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Hylodes lateristrigatus group of Heyer, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 377-385. de Sá, Lyra, and Haddad, 2020, Salamandra, 56: 285–295, recollected the species after 35 years, described the advertisement call and larval morphology and placed it in a molecular tree. 

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