Scinax cuspidatus (Lutz, 1925)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax cuspidatus

Hyla cuspidata Lutz, 1925, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 93 (1925, vol. 2): 211. Syntypes: Not stated, by museum records AL-MNRJ 299-302, UMMZ 64149 (according to Peters, 1952, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 539: 16), and MCZ 12889 (according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 278) and (according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 53) USNM 96139, 96147-49, 96370. Type locality: "Rio-de-Janeiro", Brazil. Syntypes from "Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" and "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 53.

Ololygon cuspidataFouquette and Delahoussaye, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 387-396.

Scinax cuspidataDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 16, 21.

Scinax cuspidatusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

Coastal Lowland Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).


Coastal lowlands of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and Alagoas in southeastern and eastern Brazil.


In the Scinax ruber group of Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 1-6. The Scinax ruber group rejected as nonmonophyletic by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367-393. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 57, provided a brief account and photo. Lima and Skuk, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 489-490, provided the record for Alagoas.

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