Ololygon aromothyella (Faivovich, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Ololygon > Species: Ololygon aromothyella

Scinax aromothyella Faivovich, 2005, Herpetologica, 61: 70. Holotype: MACN 35278, by original designation. Type locality: Argentina: Misiones: Departamento Guarany: San Vicente, Km 1272, Ruta Nacional 14, Campo Anexo INTA 'Cuartel Rio Victoria' (26° 55′ S, 54° 25′ W)".

Ololygon aromothyella — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from three localities in Misiones, Argentina, a locality in the department of Treita y Tres, and another near the Brazil border in Cerro Largo department, Uruguay; and Municipality of Sertão, Rio Grando do Sul, Brazil, and likely into adjacent Paraguay.


In the Scinax catharinae group, and possibly confused as Scinax berthae in Brazil, according to the original publication. The species name is a noun in apposition, according to the original publication. Borteiro, Nieto, and Kolenc, 2007, Check List, 3: 98-99, provided a range extension. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 27, suggested that this species likely occurs in Paraguay. Laufer, Piñeiro-Guerra, Pereira-Garbero, Barreneche, and Ferrero, 2009, Biota Neotrop., 9: 275-278, provided a second locality in Uruguay. Busin, Zanella, Guaragni, Paula, and Lima, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 376, provided a record for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Pereyra, Borteiro, Baldo, Kolenc, and Conte, 2012, Herpetol. J., 22: 133-137, compared the advertisement call of this species with Scinax berthae.

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