Hyophryne histrio Carvalho, 1954



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: March 1944 (1954?)

Rediscovered in January 1999 (2000?)



Bahia state, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Carvalho, A. L. (1954). A preliminary synopsis of the genera of American Microhylid frogs. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 555: 1-19.


Other references:

Dixo, Marianna. (2004). Rediscovery of Hyophryne histrio (Anura, Microhylidae) in Atlantic Forest remnants of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. Phyllomedusa 3(1): 77-79.

Mariane Targino and José P. Pombal Jr. (2011). Redescription and variation of Hyophryne histrio Carvalho, 1954, an enigmatic microhylid frog from the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil. Amphibia-Reptilia 32: 465-475.

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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