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Ischnocnema melanopygia Targino, Costa, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Ischnocnema > Species: Ischnocnema melanopygia

Ischnocnema melanopygia Targino, Costa, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2009, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 4: 141. Holotype: ZUFRJ 9449, by original designation. Type locality: "Itatiaia National Park, next to Brejo da Lapa (approximately 2150 m elevation), State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Araucaria forest at 2137–2177 m elevation in Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


In the Ischnocnema lactea group according to the original publication, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122.

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