Leptodactylus rugosus Noble, 1923

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

Leptodactylus rugosus Noble, 1923, Zoologica, New York, 3: 297. Holotype: AMNH 1169, by original designation. Type locality: "near Kaieteur Falls, British Guiana [=Guyana]".

English Names

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

Rugose Thin-toed Frog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 228).

Distribution

Southern Venezuela east to western Guyana; likely in intervening adjacent 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. See account in Donnelly and Myers, 1991, Am. Mus. Novit., 3017D: 21-23. See also Heyer, 1995, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 108: 695-716. See Heyer and Thompson, 2000, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 708: 1-5, for review. Myers and Donnelly, 2008, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 308: 82-88, reported on material from Auyantepui, Venezuela. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 228-229, provided an account. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 15, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 427, for brief account and records for Guyana. 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. 60–61.

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