Pithecopus Cope, 1866

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phyllomedusidae > Genus: Pithecopus
11 species

Pithecopus Cope, 1866, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 86. Type species: Phyllomedusa azurea Cope, 1862, by original designation. 

Bradymedusa Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 104. Type species: Bradymedusa moschata Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 (= Phyllomedusa rohdei), by subsequent designation of Funkhouser, 1957, Occas. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Stanford Univ., 5: 18. Synonymy with Phyllomedusa by Mertens, 1926, Senckenb. Biol., 8: 137-155; with Pithecopus by implication of Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 32. 


Tropical South America east of the Andes from southern Venezuela to northern Argentina


Removed from the synonymy of Phyllomedusa by Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 32, where it had been placed by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 83, andDuellman, 1968, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 18: 6. The former Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis group; see comment under Phyllomedusa for relevant literature. 

Contained taxa (11 sp.):

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