Chiasmocleis mehelyi Caramaschi and Cruz, 1997

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

Chiasmocleis mehelyi Caramaschi and Cruz, 1997, Herpetologica, 53: 263. Holotype: MZUSP 65105, by original designation. Type locality: "Estância Caiman, Municipality of Miranda (19° 58′ S, 56° 19′ W), State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil; likely in adjacent Bolivia and Paraguay (see comment).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 58, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 28, suggested that this species likely occurs in Paraguay.

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