Brachycephalus olivaceus

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Brachycephalus olivaceus


Taxonavigation: Brachycephaloidea 

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
Superfamilia: Brachycephaloidea

Familia: Brachycephalidae
Genus: Brachycephalus
Species: Brachycephalus olivaceus


Brachycephalus olivaceus Bornschein, Morato, Firkowski, Ribeiro & Pie, 2015: 8, figs. 3, 4

  • Type locality: BRAZIL: Base of the Serra Queimada (26°04′57″S, 49°03′59″W; 985 m a.s.l.), municipality of Joinville, state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil.
  • Holotype: MHNCI 9813 (ex DZUP 170); 23 January 2011 by MRB and SAAM.
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is from the Latin olivaceus (“olive-colored”), in reference to the general dark green coloration of the new species.