Phyllodytes maculosus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Species Description: Cruz, Feio & Cardoso, 2006 Brazil Description of a new species of Phyllodytes Wagler, 1830 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic rain forest of the States of Minas Gerais and Bahia, Brazil. Arquivos do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro) 64(4): 321-324

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Phyllodytes maculosus is known to occur in northeastern Minas Gerais and southern Bahia, specifically, in the Municipality of Bandeira (15 49’ S, 40 30’ W; 837 masl), state of Minas Gerais, and Municipality of Mascote (15 34’ S, 39 17’ W), state of Bahia, Brazil (Cruz et al., 2006).

Habitat and Ecology

The species is found in Atlantic rainforest.


No population status information is currently available.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are currently known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

Phyllodytes maculosus is believed to be related to Phyllodytes kautskyi. It is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of colour patterns and morphological features (Cruz et al., 2006)


Ariadne Angulo 2008. Phyllodytes maculosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136147A4250426. .Downloaded on 22 January 2019


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