Dendropsophus jimi (Napoli and Caramaschi, 1999)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Dendropsophinae > Genus: Dendropsophus > Species: Dendropsophus jimi

Hyla jimi Napoli and Caramaschi, 1999, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 407: 2. Holotype: MNRJ 21980, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil—São Paulo, Botucatu (approximately, 22° 53′ S, 48° 26′ W, 805 m above sea level)".

Dendropsophus jimiFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 92.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil); also reported from Amambay Province, east-central Paraguay.

Comment

In the Hyla rubicundula group, Hyla tritaeniata complex according to the original publication. In the Dendropsophus microcephalus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 91-92. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 7, reported the species from Amambay Province, east-central Paraguay, which suggests a much wider distribution in the Atlantic forest than previously expected.

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