Boana claresignata (Lutz & Lutz, 1939)

Rio treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla claresignata Lutz & Lutz, 1939; Bokermannohyla claresignata Lutz & Lutz, 1939


Conservation Status


Last record: c.1979

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lutz, A. and Lutz, B. (1939). New Hylidae from Brazil/Hylideos novos do Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências. Rio de Janeiro 11: 67-89.

Other references:

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ulisses Caramaschi. (2004). Bokermannohyla claresignata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 12 February 2013.

Faivovich, Julián, Haddad, Célio F. B., Garcia, Paulo C. O., Frost, Darrel R., Campbell, Jonathan A. and Wheeler, Ward C. (2005). Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240, 16 figures, 2 tables, 5 appendices.

Lutz, B. and Orton, G. (1946). Hyla claresignata Lutz and B. Lutz, 1939. Aspects of the life history and description of the rhyacophilous tadpole (Salientia - Hylidae). Boletim do Museu Nacional 1946: 1-25.

Lyra, Mariana L. et al. (2020). High-throughput DNA sequencing of museum specimens sheds light on the long-missing species of the Bokermannohyla claresignata group (Anura: Hylidae: Cophomantini). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: [Abstract]


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