Thoropa lutzi Cochran, 1938

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Thoropa > Species: Thoropa lutzi

Thoropa lutzi Cochran, 1938, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 51: 41. Holotype: USNM 97622, by original designation. Type locality: "Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Federal District, southwest of the city of Rio de Janeiro", Brazil.

Eupsophus lutziMyers, 1946, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 55: 11.

Thoropa lutziBokermann, 1965, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 37: 530. Lynch, 1972, Bull. S. California Acad. Sci., 71: 5.

English Names

Lutz's River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


States of Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, and extreme southeastern Minas Gerais, Brazil, 200-800 m elevation.


Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 89, provided a brief account and photo. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 421.

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