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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: Cophomantini
Genus: Aplastodiscus
Species: A. albofrenatus - A. albosignatus - A. arildae - A. callipygius - A. cavicola - A. cochranae - A. ehrhardti - A. eugenioi - A. flumineus - A. ibirapitanga - A. leucopygius - A. musicus - A. perviridis - A. sibilatus - A. weygoldti


Aplastodiscus Lutz in Lutz, 1950

Type species: Aplastodiscus perviridis Lutz, 1950


* Lutz in Lutz, 1950, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 48: 612
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Aplastodiscus access date=2008-04-14

Vernacular names
English: Canebrake Treefrogs

The canebrake tree frogs comprise the frog genus Aplastodiscus in the family Hylidae, and are found in southern Brazil and Argentina. This genus contained only two species until recently, when a major revision of the Hylidae moved an additional 12 species to this genus from the genus Hyla.[1]


There are currently 16 described species Aplastodiscus:

Aplastodiscus albofrenatus (A. Lutz, 1924)
Aplastodiscus albosignatus (A. Lutz and B. Lutz, 1938)
Aplastodiscus arildae (Cruz and Peixoto, 1987)
Aplastodiscus cavicola (Cruz and Peixoto, 1985)
Aplastodiscus cochranae (Mertens, 1952)
Aplastodiscus ehrhardti (Müller, 1924)
Aplastodiscus eugenioi (Carvalho-e-Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2005)
Aplastodiscus flumineus (Cruz and Peixoto, 1985)
Aplastodiscus heterophonicus Pinheiro, Pezzuti, Berneck, Lyra, Lima & Leite, 2021[1]
Aplastodiscus ibirapitanga (Cruz, Pimenta, and Silvano, 2003)
Aplastodiscus leucopygius (Cruz and Peixoto, 1985)
Aplastodiscus lutzorum (Berneck, Giaretta, Brandao, Cruz & Haddad, 2017)
Aplastodiscus musicus (B. Lutz, 1948)
Aplastodiscus perviridis A. Lutz in B. Lutz, 1950
Aplastodiscus sibilatus (Cruz, Pimenta, and Silvano, 2003)
Aplastodiscus weygoldti (Cruz and Peixoto, 1987)


Paulo D. P. Pinheiro, Tiago L. Pezzuti, Bianca v. M. Berneck, Mariana L. Lyra, Raphael C. L. Lima and Felipe S. F. Leite. 2021. A New Cryptic Species of the Aplastodiscus albosignatus Group (Anura: Hylidae). SALAMANDRA. 57(1); 27-43

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