Phantasmarana massarti (De Witte, 1930)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Phantasmarana > Species: Phantasmarana massarti

Elosia Massarti De Witte, 1930, in Massart (ed.), Miss. Biol. Belge Brésil, 2: 221. Holotype: IRSNB 1.023 according to Lang, 1990, Doc. Trav., Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg., 59: 10. Type locality: "Réserve d'Alto da Serra, près de Cubatan (São Paulo)", Brazil. Given as "Paranapiacaba ('Alto da Serra'), São Paulo", Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 37.

Megaelosia massartiGiaretta, Bokermann, and Haddad, 1993, J. Herpetol., 27: 276–285.

Hylodes massarti — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 179, by implication. 

Phantasmarana massarti — Vittorazzi, Augusto-Alves, Neves-da-Silva, Carvalho-e-Silva, Recco-Pimentel, Toledo, Lourenço, and Bruschi, 2021, Salamandra, 57: 280. 

English Names

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


Known only from the region of the type locality (Alto da Serra, State of São Paulo, Brazil).


Removed from the synonymy of Megaelosia goeldii by Giaretta, Bokermann, and Haddad, 1993, J. Herpetol., 27: 276–285, where it had been placed by Lutz, 1930, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 24: 223-249.

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