Adelophryne pachydactyla Hoogmoed, Borges, and Cascon, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Phyzelaphryninae > Genus: Adelophryne > Species: Adelophryne pachydactyla

Adelophryne pachydactyla Hoogmoed, Borges-Nojosa, and Cascon, 1994, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 68: 276. Holotype: MPEG 5711, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil. Bahia. Fazenda Luzitania, Rio Almada, 2.4 km E of bridge in [= on] BR-101 over Rio Almada, bridge 600 m N of km 487 and 4.5 km N of branch road to Itajuipe, NW of Ilheus", Brazil.

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality in the coastal area of south-central Bahia, Brazil.


Lourenço-de-Moraes, Solé, and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3441: 64, provided a dot map of the range. See Dominato, Cassini, Silva, and Orrico, 2018, Zootaxa, 4444: 575–583, discussed the results of Fouquet, Loebmann, Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, Orrico, Lyra, Roberto, Kok, Haddad, and Rodrigues, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 547-561, particularly with reference to the identity of the various Adelophryne lineages, both named and unnamed, in that paper as well as discussing morphological evolution within the genus. 

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