Ischnocnema venancioi (Lutz, 1958)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Ischnocnema > Species: Ischnocnema venancioi

Eleutherodactylus venancioi Lutz, 1958, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 56: 374. Syntypes: IOC (66 specimens; see discussion by Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 135), now in MNRJ. MNRJ 53573 designated lectotype by Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 133. Type locality: "Serra dos Órgãos, Teresópolis, E. do Rio. Lat. 22° 26′ ; Long. 42° 48′ O. Greenwich; alt. 800-1000 m" (Portuguese text), "Organ Mountains, at Teresopolis, in the Maritime Range, S. E. Brazil Lat. 22°, 26′ ; Long. 42° 58′ W. Gr.; alt. 2500-3300 feet" (English text), southeastern Brazil.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) venancioiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

Ischnocnema venancioiHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27.

English Names

Venancio's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

highlands above 800 m of the Serra dos Órgãos mountain range in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, in the municipalities of Teresópolis and Nova Friburgo. 

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) binotatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. In the Ischnocnema lactea species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27, and Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122. In the Ischnocnema venancioi species series of Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 133–135, discussed the species, its systematics, and its range. 

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