Chiasmocleis atlantica Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Chiasmocleis > Species: Chiasmocleis atlantica

Chiasmocleis atlantica Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997, Alytes, 15: 59. Holotype: MNRJ 17550, by original designation. Type locality: "Tinguá (22° 36′ S, 43° 26′ W; ca. 40 m altitude), municipality of Nova Iguaçu, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Lowland forest in the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in southeastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


 Wogel, Abrunhosa, and Prado, 2004, Phyllomedusa, 3: 133–140, reported on the advertisement call. Unassigned to subgenus by de Sá, Tonini, van Huss, Long, Cuddy, Forlani, Peloso, Zaher, and Haddad, 2018 "2019", Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130: 206, although possibly assignable to Relictius.  

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