Chiasmocleis centralis Bokermann, 1952

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

Chiasmocleis centralis Bokermann, 1952, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 10: 274. Holotype: MZUSP 7547, by original designation. Type locality: "Aruanã, Estado de Goiás, Brasil".

Chiasmocleis (Chiasmocleis) centralis — de Sá, Tonini, van Huss, Long, Cuddy, Forlani, Peloso, Zaher, and Haddad, 2018 "2019", Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130: 203. 

English Names

Central Humming Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).


Known only from the type locality in Goiás, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the original publication, Bokermann suggested that Chiasmocleis centralis is allied with Chiasmocleis shudikarensis, but Carvalho, 1954, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 555: 11, suggested affinity with Chiasmocleis albopunctataVaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 160, provided an account.

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