Pithecopus palliatus (Peters, 1873)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phyllomedusidae > Genus: Pithecopus > Species: Pithecopus palliatus

English Names

Jaguar Leaf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 62).


Upper Amazon Basin in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil; possibly in Amazonian southeastern Colombia.


Reviewed by Duellman, 1974, Herpetologica, 30: 105-112 Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 45, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru as Phyllomedusa palliataReichle and Köhler, 1996, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 18: 32-34, reported the Bolivian record. Padial and de Sá, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 381, provided an additional Bolivian record. Not assigned to species group by Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 117-118. In the Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis group of Faivovich, Haddad, Baêta, Jungfer, Álvares, Brandão, Sheil, Barrientos, Barrio-Amorós, Cruz, and Wheeler, 2010, Cladistics, 26: 259.

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