Crossodactylus aeneus Müller, 1924

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Crossodactylus > Species: Crossodactylus aeneus

Crossodactylus aeneus Müller, 1924, Senckenb. Biol., 6: 171. Holotype: ZSM 2/1924, now lost according to Glaw and Franzen, 2006, Spixiana, München, 29: 171. Type locality: "Barreira (Wasserstation der Bahn nach Therezopolis in 500 m Höhe am Südosthang der Serra dos Orgaes [= Órgãos]), Staat Rio de Janeiro", Brazil.

English Names

Muller's Spinythumb Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).


States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil.


See account by Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 244-246. In the Crossodactylus gaudichaudii group of Caramaschi and Sazima, 1985, Rev. Brasil. Zool., 3: 43-49. Silva-Soares, Nogueira-Costa, Borges, Weber, and Rocha, 2015, Herpetologica, 71: 46–57, reported on larval morphology and ecology. 

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