Chiasmocleis capixaba Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Chiasmocleis > Species: Chiasmocleis capixaba

Chiasmocleis capixaba Cruz, Caramaschi, and Izecksohn, 1997, Alytes, 15: 62. Holotype: MNRJ 17514, by original designation. Type locality: "Aracruz (19° 59′ S, 40° 12′ W; ca. 60 m altitude), state of Espírito Santo, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


State of Espírito Santo in southeastern Brazil; also reported 600 km to the north in Nova Viçosa municipality, Bahia, Brazil.


Bahia record provided by Van Sluys, 1998, Herpetol. Rev., 29: 106-107.  In the Chiasmocleis albopunctata clade of Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, and Wheeler, 2014, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 386: 20.

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