Physalaemus atlanticus Haddad and Sazima, 2004

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Physalaemus > Species: Physalaemus atlanticus

Physalaemus atlanticus Haddad and Sazima, 2004, Zootaxa, 479: 3. Holotype: CFBH 3221, by original designation. Type locality: "Núcleo Picinguaba (23° 23′ S, 44° 50′ W), Parque Estadual da Serra do mar, Municipality of Ubatuba, State of São Paulo, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Municipality of Ubatuba, on the northern coast of São Paulo state, Brazil, 0-50 m elevation.


In the Physalaemus signifer group according to the original publication and of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 308. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 408. In the Physalaemus signifer clade of Lourenço, Targueta, Baldo, Nascimento, Garcia, Andrade, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 204–216. Hepp and Pombal, 2020, Zootaxa, 4725: 1–106, discussed this species as part of a genus-wide discussion of bioacoustical traits among the species. 

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