Aparasphenodon brunoi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Aparasphenodon > Species: Aparasphenodon brunoi

Aparasphenodon brunoi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 88. Holotype: MNRJ 247, according to Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 409. Type locality: Not designated; given as "Rio de Janeiro", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Miranda-Ribeiro, 1955, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 42: 409, and Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 13.

Corythomantis apicalis Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 89. Holotype: MZUSP 163, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 7. Type locality: "[state of] Espirito Santo", Brazil. Synonymy by Carvalho, 1941, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 1: 101.

Corythomantis adspersa Lutz, 1925, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 93 (1925, vol. 2): 213. Holotype: Not stated, but USNM 96413 and MNRJ 650 were considered syntypes by Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 7 (although the original description is specifically based on a single specimen). Type locality: "Nitheroi", (= Niteroi), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Synonymy by Carvalho, 1941, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 1: 101.

Aparasphenodon apicalisMiranda-Ribeiro, 1926, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 27: 99.

Corythomantis brunoiMertens, 1926, Senckenb. Biol., 8: 139.

Aparasphenodon brunoiCarvalho, 1941, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 1: 101.

Corthomantis (Aparasphenodon) brunoiLutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 159.

Aparasphenodon adspersusGoin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 7.

English Names

Bruno's Bony-headed Frog (Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 116).

Bruno's Casque-headed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).

Distribution

Coastal lowlands of southeastern Brazil from Espírito Santo to São Paulo.

Comment

See Sazima and Cardoso, 1980, Iheringia, Zool., 55: 3-7, and Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 45-49. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 37, provided a brief account and photo.

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