Trachycephalus mesophaeus

Trachycephalus mesophaeus (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Hylinae
Tribus Lophiohylini
Genus: Trachycephalus
Species: Trachycephalus mesophaeus


Trachycephalus mesophaeus (Hensel, 1867)

Type locality: "Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil".

Holotype: ZMB 6810.


* Hyla mesophaea Hensel, 1867
* Phrynohyas mesophaea — Bokermann, 1966
* Trachycephalus mesophaeus — Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell & Wheeler, 2005


* Hensel, 1867, Arch. Naturgesch., 33: 154.
* Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 111.
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Trachycephalus mesophaeus . Accessed on 27 Apr 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Trachycephalus mesophaeus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 27 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Porto Alegre Golden-eyed Treefrog


Trachycephalus mesophaeus is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marches. It is threatened by habitat loss.


* Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, S. & Garcia, P. 2004. Trachycephalus mesophaeus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 July 2007.

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