Gastrotheca ernestoi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemiphractidae > Subfamily: Hemiphractinae > Genus: Gastrotheca > Species: Gastrotheca ernestoi

Gastrotheca ernestoi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920, Rev. Mus. Paulista, São Paulo, 12: 323. Syntypes: MZUSP 238 (3 specimens), according to W.E. Duellman IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 114; this corrected by Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 525: 3, to "holotype MZUSP 238" "an adult female with about 24 embryos in the dorsal pouch". Type locality: "Serra do Macahé, Estado do Rio [de Janeiro]", Brazil. This corrected by Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 525: 3, to "Municipality of Macaé, 22° 22′ S, 41° 47′ W, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil".

Gastrotheca viridis Lutz and Lutz, 1939, An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc., 11: 81. Holotype: AL-MNRJ 969, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 20. Type locality: "[Fazenda do] Bonito, Serra da Bocaina at the limits of the States of S[ão]. Paulo and Rio de Janeiro", Brazil. Rendered by Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 525: 4, as "Fazenda do Bonito, Municipality of São José do Berreiro, 22° 30′ S, 44° 35′ W, State of São Paulo, Brazil". Synonymy with Gastrotheca longipes by Goin, 1964, Q. J. Florida Acad. Sci., 26: 347; with Gastrotheca microdiscus by Duellman, 1984, J. Herpetol., 18: 305; with Gastrotheca ernestoi by Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 525: 4, and Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2008, Rev. Brasil. Zool., 25: 100-110.

Gastrotheca (Opisthodelphys) viridisDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 31.

Gastrotheca (Opisthodelphys) ernestoiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 31.

Gastrotheca (Australotheca) ernestoi — Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 195.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Region of the Serra dos Orgãos to the Serra do Mar and Serra da Mantiqueira, in the southern part of the state of Rio de Janeiro and extreme western São Paulo, as well as in the Serra do Brigadeiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Comment

Removed from the synonym of Gastrotheca microdiscus by Caramaschi and Rodrigues, 2007, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 525: 3, where it had been placed by Duellman, 1984, J. Herpetol., 18: 305. In the Gastrotheca microdiscus group of Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, De la Riva, Pombal, Silva, Rojas-Runjaic, Medina-Méndez, and Frost, 2015, Zootaxa, 4004: 1–72. See detailed account by Duellman, 2015, Marsupial Frogs: 195–199.

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