Frostius pernambucensis (Bokermann, 1962)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Frostius > Species: Frostius pernambucensis

Atelopus pernambucensis Bokermann, 1962, Neotropica, 8: 42. Holotype: WCAB 3511, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Dois Irmãos, alrededores de Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil".

Frostius pernambucensisCannatella, 1986, Herpetologica, 42: 198.

English Names

Frost’s Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 44).


Known only from the type locality (near Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil), the Murici Forest Reserve, Alagoas, and the Municipality of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.


See Peixoto and Freire, 1998, Herpetol. Rev., 29: 172, for Alagoas, Brazil, record. Pimenta and Caramaschi, 2007, Zootaxa, 1508: 64, provided a record from the Municipality of João Pessoa, State of Paraíba, northeastern Brazil. Juncá, Röhr, Lourenço-de-Moraes, Santos, Protázio, Mercês, and Solé, 2012, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 7: 189-201, reported on the advertisement call.

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