Leptodactylus rhodonotus (Günther, 1869)

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

Cystignathus rhodonotus Günther, 1869 "1868", Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1868: 481. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.17.39, according to de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 59. Type locality: "Chyavetes [=Chayavitas], Eastern Peru".

Gnathophysa rubido Cope, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 26: 128. Syntypes: ANSP 11392 and 11394, according to museum records (W.R. Heyer, personal commun.) and MCZ A-4780 (formerly ANSP 11393) according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 293), which was subsequently designated lectotype by Heyer, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 3. Type locality: "Moyabamba, [San Martín,] Peru". Synonymy by Heyer, 1969, Herpetologica, 25: 3.

Pleurodema (Gnathophysa) rubida — Knauer, 1878, Naturgesch. Lurche: 106. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Leptodactylus rubidoBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 243.

Leptodactylus rhodonotusBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 239.

Leptodactylus rubidusBoulenger, 1884 "1883", Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1883: 637. Error for rubido.

English Names

Peru White-lipped Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).

Distribution

Andean slopes and the lowlands of the upper Amazon Basin of Bolivia and Peru, 200–2050 m elevation; presumably in adjacent Colombia and Brazil.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus group of Heyer, 1972, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 231: 1-8, and Heyer, 1979, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 301: 1-43. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 69, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 134-135, provided a brief account. In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus species group of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, and who provided a summary of relevant literature on pp. 59–60.

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