Crossodactylodes Cochran, 1938

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Paratelmatobiinae > Genus: Crossodactylodes
7 species

Crossodactylodes Cochran, 1938, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 51: 41. Type species: Crossodactylodes pintoi Cochran, 1938, by original designation.

English Names

Bromeliad Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).


Montane Atlantic Forest and Serra do Espinhaço, Brazil.


Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, did not study this taxon and regarded its placement as questionable. Fouquet, Blotto, Maronna, Verdade, Juncá, de Sá, and Rodrigues, 2013, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 67: 445–457, transferred Crossodactylodes into Paratelmatobiinae of Leptodactylidae. Santos, Magalhães, Ferreira, Vittorazzi, Dias, Leite, Lourenço, Santos, Haddad, and Garcia, 2020, Herpetol. Monogr., 34: 1–38, revised the taxon, provided a phylogenetic hypotheses, provided accounts summarizing the literature, a key to the species, and noted several unnamed species. 

Contained taxa (7 sp.):

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