Megaelosia goeldii (Baumann, 1912)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Megaelosia > Species: Megaelosia goeldii

Hylodes goeldii Baumann, 1912, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 33: 91. Types: Originally in NHM; current status unknown. Type locality: "Orgel-Gebirge" (= Serra dos Órgãos), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Given as "Terezópolis, Rio de Janeiro", Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 66.

Elosia goeldiiMüller, 1927, Abh. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges., 40: 270.

Megalelosia goeldiiLutz, 1930, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 24: 236.

Megaelosia goeldiiCochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 334; Vittorazzi, Augusto-Alves, Neves-da-Silva, Carvalho-e-Silva, Recco-Pimentel, Toledo, Lourenço, and Bruschi, 2021, Salamandra, 57: 275.

Hylodes goeldiiDubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 437. 

English Names

Rio Big-tooth Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).


States of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


See account by Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 310–311.

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