Physalaemus barrioi Bokermann, 1967

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

Physalaemus barrioi Bokermann, 1967, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 27: 141. Holotype: WCAB 31298, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "1.600 metros de altitude, Campo de Fruticultura da Bocaina, Serra da Bocaina, São José do Barreiro, São Paulo, Brasil".

English Names

Bocaina Dwarf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).


Serra do Bocaina, São Paulo, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Physalaemus gracilis group of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 310. Provete, Garey, Toledo, Nascimento, Lourenço, Rossa-Feres, and Haddad, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 507-518, redescribed and rediagnosed the species, including a description of the advertisement call and larva morphology. In the Physalaemus cuvieri clade, Physalaemus gracilis species group, 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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