Synapturanus rabus Pyburn, 1977

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Otophryninae > Genus: Synapturanus > Species: Synapturanus rabus

Synapturanus rabus Pyburn, 1977 "1976", Herpetologica, 32: 367. Holotype: USNM 199674, by original designation. Type locality: "S side of the Vaupés River near the village of Yapima (long. 69° 28′ W, lat. 1° 03′ N), Colombia".

English Names

Vaupes Disc Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).


Southeastern Vaupés, Colombia, and adjacent Ecuador, and into northwestern Peru.


Vriesendorp, 2008, Perú: Matsés (Field Mus. Rapid Biol. Invent.): 143, 151, reported this species from near Río Blanco, Loreto Province, Peru. López-Rojas and Cisneros-Heredia, 2012, Check List, 8: 274-275, provided a record for northeastern Peru and commented on the range.

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