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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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28 Comments (1–25)

RayTung 11 years ago

congratulations, nice shot.

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD; interesting spotting!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 11 years ago

Very cute :)

LarryGraziano 11 years ago

Fantastic! Belated Congrats!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 11 years ago

Awesome sighting! Congratulations João Burini!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 11 years ago

aw so cute! congrats

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 11 years ago

Tiny and Cute toadlet! Congrats João!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 11 years ago

Congratulations !

Muckpuk 11 years ago

OHHHH you made me go squishy!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 11 years ago

really beautiful

drP 11 years ago

So pretty! Congratulations!

Wild Things
Wild Things 11 years ago

Nice one! Congrats!

NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago


LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago


LuisStevens 11 years ago

Congrats João!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 11 years ago


KarenL 11 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 11 years ago

Fantastico, linda cor!

Caroline.V. 11 years ago

Cool nice pic

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago


mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

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

Elsa 11 years ago

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

LaurenZarate 11 years ago

Very nice!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 11 years ago

Nicely done! What a gorgeous species you got there!

João Burini
Spotted by
João Burini

SP, Brazil

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

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