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, where adult and larval morphology were described as well as the advertisement call. 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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