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Pumpkin toadlet

Brachycephalus pitanga


Tiny species recently described (2009), possibly poisonous


Endemic to cloudy hilltops of the atlantic forest

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32 Comments (1–25)

RayTung 6 years ago

congratulations, nice shot.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD; interesting spotting!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Very cute :)

LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Fantastic! Belated Congrats!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

Awesome sighting! Congratulations João Burini!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

aw so cute! congrats

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Tiny and Cute toadlet! Congrats João!

Congratulations !

Muckpuk 6 years ago

OHHHH you made me go squishy!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

really beautiful

drP 6 years ago

So pretty! Congratulations!

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Nice one! Congrats!

NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago


LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago


LuisStevens 6 years ago

Congrats João!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago


KarenL 6 years ago

What an awesome little toadlet! Congrats João, you've earned your first spotting of the day!

The tiny toad, Brachycephalus pitanga, was only described by scientists in 2009. Despite its vivid coloration, it is usually hidden in leaf litter, and is therefore rarely seen.

MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Fantastico, linda cor!

Caroline.V. 6 years ago

Cool nice pic

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago


mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 years ago

Your spotting abilities are supreme, haha! That is such a tiny toadlet.

Elsa 6 years ago

Wow! What an incredible find - well done spotting it!! That is amazing!

LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Very nice!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 6 years ago

Nicely done! What a gorgeous species you got there!

João Burini
Spotted by
João Burini

SP, Brazil

Lat: -23.35, Long: -45.14

Spotted on Mar 21, 2013
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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