Otophryne pyburni Campbell and Clarke, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Otophryninae > Genus: Otophryne > Species: Otophryne pyburni

Otophryne pyburni Campbell and Clarke, 1998, Herpetologica, 54: 309. Holotype: UTA A-3814, by original designation. Type locality: "rainforest at 213 m elevation at Wacará, Vaupés, Colombia. This site is eat of Mitú and close to the Brazilian border at approximately 01° 09′ N, 69° 55′ W."

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From Vaupés and Amazonas, Colombia, across the lowlands of southern Venezuela and southern Guyana, and through the Guianan region of Amazonas and Amapás, Brazil, 100-1100 m elevation.


Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 262-265, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 58, commented on the Venezuelan distribution. Carvalho, Bonora, and Vogt, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 349, provided the record for Parque Nacional do Pico da Neblina on the Venezuelan border. See account by MacCulloch, Lathrop, Minter, and Khan, 2008, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 48: 247-261. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 286-287.

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