Physalaemus lisei Braun and Braun, 1977

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

Physalaemus lisei Braun and Braun, 1977, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 37: 867. Holotype: MRGS 8082, by original designation. Type locality: "Municipio de São Francisco de Paula, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil".

English Names

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


Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


In the Physalaemus cuvieri group, according to the original publication. In the Physalaemus gracilis group of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 310. Morais and Kwet, 2012, Salamandra, 48: 227–229, reported on the advertisement call. 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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