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".

Eupemphix atlanticus — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 442.

English Names

None noted.


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


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, where larval and adult morphology and advertisement call were described. Weber, Gonzaga, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2006 "2005", Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 680, redescribed the advertisement call. 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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