Physalaemus feioi Cassini, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2010

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

Physalaemus feioi Cassini, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2010, Zootaxa, 2491: 21. Holotype: MNRJ 5892, by original designation; corrected to MNRJ 57028 by Cassini, Cruz, and Caramaschi, 2012, Zootaxa: 87-88. Type locality: "Mata da Biologia (20°45′S, 42°51′W; elevation 700 m), Campus of Universidade Federal de Viçosa, municipality of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Southern and eastern Minas Gerais and northeastern São Paulo, as well as the Municipality of Miracema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Confused with Physalaemus olfersii prior to its naming according to the original publication. Silva, Coelho, Viana, and Santos, 2011, Check List, 7: 282-284, provided a northern record and commented on the range. In the Physalaemus cuvieri clade, Physalaemus olfersii species group, of Lourenço, Targueta, Baldo, Nascimento, Garcia, Andrade, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 204–216. Rocha, Assis, and Pereira Silva, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 893–896, provided a record for the state of Rio de Janeiro, as well as discussing and mapping the known range with the addition of several new records. Hepp and Pombal, 2020, Zootaxa, 4725: 1–106, discussed this species as part of a genus-wide discussion of bioacoustical traits among the species. Fraga, Assis, Guimarães, and Feio, 2022, Zootaxa, 5190: 447–450, reported on larval morphology 

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