Chiasmocleis alagoana Cruz, Caramaschi, and Freire, 1999

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

Chiasmocleis alagoanus Cruz, Caramaschi, and Freire, 1999, J. Zool., London, 249: 123. Holotype: MNRJ 21856, by original designation. Type locality: "Mata do Catolé, Municipality of Maceió (09° 40′ S, 35° 43′ W), State of Alagoas, Brazil".

Chiasmocleis alagoanaCanedo, Dixo, and Pombal, 2004, Herpetologica, 60: 495. Correction of gender.

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

English Names

None noted.


Found in remnants of the Atlantic rainforest in Alagoas, Paraíba, and Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil.


Most closely related to Chiasmocleis atlantica, Chiasmocleis carvalhoi, and Chiasmocleis schubarti according to the original publication. Santos and Amorim, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 103, provided a record for Pernambuco, Brazil, and discussed the range. In the Chiasmocleis albopunctata clade of Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 20. 

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