Physalaemus camacan Pimenta, Cruz, and Silvano, 2005

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

Physalaemus camacan Pimenta, Cruz, and Silvano, 2005, Amphibia-Reptilia, 26: 202. Holotype: MNRJ 33337, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Biológica de Una (15° 10′ S, 39° 04′ W; 35 m above sea level), Municipality of Una, State of Bahia, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Municipality of Una, Bahia, Brazil, in Atlantic rainforest.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Physalaemus signifer group according to the original publication. 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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