Phyllodytes wuchereri (Peters, 1873)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Lophyohylinae > Genus: Phyllodytes > Species: Phyllodytes wuchereri

Amphodus wuchereri Peters, 1873 "1872", Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1872: 769. Holotype: ZMB 7506, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 157, and Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 41. Type locality: "Bahia", Brazil. Given as "Bahia, provàvelmente Caravelas", Brazil, by Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 13.


Remnant Atlantic Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil.


Removed from the synonymy of Phyllodytes luteolus by Caramaschi, Peixoto, and Rodrigues, 2004, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 62: 185, where it had been placed by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 455 (provisionally) and Bokermann, 1966, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 38: 336. Recognized as Amphodus wuchereri by Goin, 1961, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 36: 7. In the Phyllodytes auratus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 110. See comment under PhytotriadesCruz, Marciano, and Napoli, 2014, Zootaxa, 3774: 97-102, reported on advertisement and courtship calls. Magalhães, Juncá, and Garda, 2015, Salamandra, 51: 83–90, reported on larval morphology and vocalizations. 

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