Boana bischoffi

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Boana bischoffi


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Cophomantinae
Genus: Boana
Species: Boana bischoffi


Boana bischoffi (Boulenger, 1887)

Type locality: "Mundo Novo, [Taquara,] Rio Grande do Sul", Brazil.

Holotype: Syntypes - BM 1947.2.12.81-82 (formerly


Copy by Boulenger, 1887

Toungue circular, entire, and slightly free behind. Vomerine teeth in strong, scarcely interrupted, transverse series, on a line with the hinder edge of choanae, which are of moderate size and large than the Eustachian tubes. Head rather large, rather strongly depressed, slightly broader than long; Snout rounder, as long as the diameter of orbit; canthus rostalis angular; loreal region very oblique, concave; nostril nearer the end of the snout than eye; interorbital space as broad as the upper eyelid; tympanus very distinct, half the diameter of the eye. Finger one-fourth webbed; a distinct rudiment of the eye. Finger one-fourth webbed; a very slight fold along the inner edge of the tarsus. The tibio-tarsal articulation reaches halfway between the eye and the end of the snout. Skin smooth above; belly and lower surface of thighs with large; throat with smaller, granules. Greyish or pale brown above, wich or without large brown spots and a brown line along the middle of the head and anterior half of body; a dark brown band from the end of the snout to above the shoulder, passing through the nostril and the eye and over the tympanum; a dark brown line borders the upper and the lower lip; a dark brown streak along the outer side of tibia; hinder side of thighslight, wich vertical black bars; lower surfaces white. From snout with vertical black bars; lower suface white. From snout to vent 55 mm.


  • Hyla bischoffi Boulenger, 1887
  • Hyla vittigera Werner, 1894
  • Hyla multilineata Lutz and Lutz, 1939
  • Hyla bischoffi bischoffi — Cochran, 1955
  • Hyla bischoffi multilineata — Cochran, 1955
  • Hypsiboas bischoffi — Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005
  • Boana bischoffi — Wiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bischoff's Treefrog