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Flectonotus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Cryptobatrachinae > Genus: Flectonotus
2 species

Coelonotus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 324. Type species: Coelonotus fissilis Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, by original designation. Preoccupied by Coelonotus Peters (a fish). Synonymy by Bokermann, 1950, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 9: 218.

Flectonotus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 109. Type species: Nototrema pygmaeum Boettger, 1893, by original designation.

Nototheca Bokermann, 1950, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 9: 217. Replacement name for Coelonotus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920.

English Names

Brazilian Treefrogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).


Andes of northeastern Colombia and adjacent Venezuela; Trinidad and Tobago.


Discussed by Duellman and Gray, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 333-358. See comment under Fritziana.

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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