Dendropsophus ruschii Weygoldt & Peixoto, 1987

Ruschi's treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1987

Rediscovered in February 2005

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Weygoldt, P. and Peixoto, O. L. (1987). Hyla ruschii n. sp. a new frog from the Atlantic Forest domain in the State of Espirito Santo, Brazil (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 22(4): 237-247.


Other references:

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.

Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Bruno Pimenta. 2004. Dendropsophus ruschii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55637A11345600. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Peloso, P. L.; J. L. Gasparini. (2006). Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Dendropsophus ruschii (Weygoldt & Peixoto, 1987): rediscovery of Ruschi's treefrog in an Atlantic Rainforest remnant in Espírito Santo, Brazil. Check List 2(2): 38-40.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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