Megaelosia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylodidae > Genus: Megaelosia
7 species

Megaelosia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 13: 819. Type species: Megaelosia bufonia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923, by monotypy. Giaretta, Bokermann, and Haddad, 1993, J. Herpetol., 27: 276-285, noted that the specimen studied by Miranda-Ribeiro are actually of the species Hylodes goeldii Baumann, 1912, so, under Art. 70.3 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999) fixing by implication the type species to be Hylodes goeldii Baumann, 1912.

Magaelosia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 13: 819. Alternative spelling.

English Names

Big-tooth Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).

Distribution

Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueira, southeastern Brazil.

Comment

Most recently reviewed by Giaretta, Bokermann, and Haddad, 1993, J. Herpetol., 27: 276-285. See comment under Hylodes.

Contained taxa (7 sp.):

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