AmphibiaWeb - Phrynomedusa fimbriata
Phrynomedusa fimbriata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Phyllomedusinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Extinct (EX)
National Status Extinct
Regional Status None
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The holotype was described by Miranda-Ribeiro (1923), and the specimen (MZUSP 316) is held in the collection of the Museum of Zoology at the University of São Paulo (Duellman 1977).

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


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Phrynomedusa fimbriata was found in south-eastern Brazil at "Alto da Serra", Paranapiacaba, Santo Andre, in the state of São Paulo at an elevation of 1,000 m (Stuart et al 2008).

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Known only from the holotype. This species is extinct with the last documented sighting more than 80 years ago (Stuart et al 2008).


Duellman, W. E. (1977). ''Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien: Hylidae, Centrolenidae, Pseudidae.'' Das Tierreich, 95, 1-225.

Miranda-Ribeiro, A. (1923). ''Os hylodideos do Museu Paulista.'' Revista do Museu Paulista, São Paulo, 13, 825-846.

Stuart, S., Hoffmann, M., Chanson, J., Cox, N., Berridge, R., Ramani, P., Young, B. (eds) (2008). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Edicions, IUCN, and Conservation International, Barcelona, Spain; Gland, Switzerland; and Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Originally submitted by: Krystal Gong (first posted 2009-03-03)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2009-05-02)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2009 Phrynomedusa fimbriata <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 5, 2021.

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