Dasypops schirchi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Dasypops > Species: Dasypops schirchi

Dasypops schirchi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1924, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 1: 255. Type(s): Not stated; MNRJ 542 is holotype according to Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 409. Type locality: "Rio Mutum, E[spírito]. Santo, Brasilia [=Brazil]". Given as "rio Mutum, Colatina, Espírito Santo", Brazil by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 33.

Microhyla schirchiParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 149.

Hypopachus schirchiBokermann, 1952, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 10: 282.

English Names

Rio Mutum Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).


Coastal plain of Espírito Santo and Bahia, Brazil, 0-60 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 450.

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