Paratelmatobius cardosoi Pombal and Haddad, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Paratelmatobiinae > Genus: Paratelmatobius > Species: Paratelmatobius cardosoi

Paratelmatobius cardosoi Pombal and Haddad, 1999, Copeia, 1999: 1015. Holotype: MNRJ 18795, by original designation. Type locality: "in the pathway to Pedra Lisa waterfall, Paranapiacaba (approximately 23° 45′ W; 46° 22′ S), Município de Santo André, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Two localities in the Serra do Mar Range, São Paulo State, southeastern Brazil. See comment. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


The original publication included a description of the advertisement call and larval anatomy. Santos, Magalhães, Lyra, Zaher, Giasson, Garcia, Carnaval, and Haddad, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 148 (106819): 1–18, noted three cryptic species in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. 

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