Hydrolaetare schmidti (Cochran and Goin, 1959)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Hydrolaetare > Species: Hydrolaetare schmidti

Limnomedusa schmidti Cochran and Goin, 1959, Copeia, 1959: 208. Holotype: USNM 140245, by original designation. Type locality: "near Leticia, Amazonas Comisaria, Colombia".

Hydrolaetare schmidtiGallardo, 1963, Neotropica, 9: 46.

English Names

Schmidt's Forest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).

Distribution

Spotty distribution in Amazon basin from the Madeira (Brazil) to Amazonian Colombia, northeastern Peru, northern Bolivia, and northeastern French Guiana.

Comment

See redescription by Gallardo, 1963, Neotropica, 9: 42-48. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 65–66, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 228-229, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Padial and De la Riva, 2005, Herpetozoa, Wien, 18: 65-67, provided a record for Bolivia. Lynch, 2005, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 29: 58-588, reported this species from Leticia, Colombia. Ferrão, Fraga, Simões, and Lima, 2014, Salamandra, 50: 77–84, discussed the range and habitat. 

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