Leptodactylus sertanejo Giaretta and Costa, 2007

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

Leptodactylus sertanejo Giaretta and Costa, 2007, Zootaxa, 1608: 3. Holotype: ZUEC 13657, by original designation. Type locality: "Clube de Caça e Pesca Itororó de Uberlândia (around 19° 00′ 00″ S, 48° 18′ 53″ W, 850 m asl), municipality of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Currently known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Municipality of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil) (see comment).


According to the original publication, in the Leptodactylus fuscus group, similar to Leptodactylus gracilis, Leptodactylus jolyi, Leptodactylus marambaiae, and Leptodactylus plaumanni and predicted to include populations in the Cerrado morphoclimatic domain in Brazil currently referred to Leptodactylus jolyi.  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, and who provided a summary of relevant literature on pp. 45–46. Neves, Pereira, Lima, Folly, Oliveira, Santana, and Feio, 2017, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 297–311, discussed call differences between typical Leptodactylus jolyi and a population (Leptodactylus cf jolyi) found in the Serra Negra da Mantiqueira, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and discussed problems of identification relative to Leptodactylus sertanejo.  

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