An unexpected record of Teratohyla midas (Lynch and Duellman, 1973) for Brazil reveals the presence of glassfrogs in the Brazilian northern lowlands (Anura: Centrolenidae)

Rafael Pontes, Camila Mattedi


We reported a new record of Teratohyla midas for Northeast Brazil and extending its distribution in 1,200km east from the nearest reported area. Additionally we constructed a distribution map based on literature records. Previously to this study, this species was known to occur in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Brazil (states of Amazonas and Rondônia), and an isolated population in French Guyana. Also, this record represents the first for Centrolenidae in transitional forests between Cerrado and Amazon biomes.


Amphibia; Anura; Centrolenidae; new records; Brazil; range extension

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