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Hylodes asper

(Hylodes asper)

Description

Hylodes asper, or the Brazilian torrent frog, is a species of frogs in the Hylodidae family. It is endemic to the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states in southerastern Brazil. Living in a high-noise environment, the species uses "semaphoring" to supplement acoustic signalling.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Hylodidae
Genus:Hylodes
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