Leptodactylus camaquara Sazima and Bokermann, 1978

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Leptodactylus > Species: Leptodactylus camaquara

Leptodactylus camaquara Sazima and Bokermann, 1978, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 38: 907. Holotype: WCAB 48120, by original designation, now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Km. 132 de Estrada Vespasiano a Conceição do Mato Dentro, Serra do Cipó, (1500 m) Jaboticatubas, Minas Gerais, Brasil".

English Names

Jaboticatubas Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).

Digger Foam Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 83).

Distribution

High elevation rock fields in the southern part of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus gracilis group (= Leptodactylus fuscus group), according to the original publication. Leite, Pezzuti, and Viana, 2006, Check List, 2(1): 5, provided an additional locality. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 83-84, provided a photograph and brief account. Carvalho, Leite, and Pezzuti, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 349-364, described the advertisement call. In the Leptodactylus fuscus species group of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, who provided a brief account on p. 26–27.

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