Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus Jiménez de la Espada, 1870

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Dendrophryniscus > Species: Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus

Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, 3: 65. Type(s): Not stated; presumably in MNCN. Type locality: "in Brasil; prope Rio de Janeiro, in Monte Corcovado"; given as "Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 34.

Atelopus imitator Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 310. Syntypes: MZUSP 477 (Santos), 485 (Santos), 847 (Alto da Serra), 835 (Rio Grande), 639 (Campo Grande). Type localities: "Santos, Cubatão, São Paulo", "Santos, Cubatão, Estado de São Paulo", "Alto da Serra", "Rio Grande, Estado de São Paulo", and "Campo Grande, Estado de São Paulo", Brazil. Synonymy by Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 139.

Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus lauroi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 138. Syntypes: MNRJ 394, according to Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 408. Type locality: "Angra dos Reis", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus lutzi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 138. Syntypes: MNRJ, not located by Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 408. Type locality: "Corcovado", city of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus brevipollicatus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 138, by implication.

Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus travassoi A. Miranda-Ribeiro in Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 409. Nomen nudum associated with label on one of the syntypes of Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus lauroi

English Names

Coastal Tree Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 44).

Distribution

Coastal ranges of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Comment

See comment under Dendrophryniscus leucomystax. For discussion of distribution see Braun and Braun, 1979, Iheringia, Zool., 54: 47-54. See accounts by Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 10-12, Heyer, Rand, Cruz, Peixoto, and Nelson, 1990, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 31: 249-250, and Izecksohn, 1994 "1993", Rev. Brasil. Zool., 10: 473-488. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 31, provided a brief account and photo. Izecksohn, 1971, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 54: 129-136, reported on color pattern variation. Cruz and Fusinatto, 2008, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 3: 25, commented on the range.

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