Physalaemus kroyeri (Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Physalaemus > Species: Physalaemus kroyeri

Gomphobates kröyeri Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862 "1861", Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturhist. Foren., Ser. 2, 3: 176. Type(s): ZMUC, by original designation. Type locality: "Cachoeiro [= Cachoeira da São Félix] ved Floden Paraguacu, 18 portugisiske Miil Bahia", Brazil.

Paludicola kröyeriBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 235.

Physalaemus kröyeriBokermann, 1966, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 26: 253-259. Bokermann, 1966, Lista Anot. Local. Tipo Anf. Brasil.: 42.

Physalaemus kroeyeriLynch, 1971, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 53: 182. Unjustified emendation.

Physalaemus kroyeriFrost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 253. Mandatory emendation.

English Names

Kroyer’s Dwarf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).

Distribution

Northern Minas Gerais and central Bahia north to Piauí and Paraíba, Brazil.

Comment

In the Physalaemus cuvieri group of Nascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 308. Considered by Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 505, to be a junior synonym of Physalaemus signifera, and a junior synonym of Physalaemus cuvieri by Parker, 1927, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 20: 461, it was resurrected by Bokermann, 1966, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 26: 253-259. Annunziata, Castro, Fontenele, and Cisne, 2009, Herpetol. Rev., 40: 362, provided a record for Piauí, Brazil, and commented on the range. In the Physalaemus cuvieri clade, Physalaemus cuvieri species group, of Lourenço, Targueta, Baldo, Nascimento, Garcia, Andrade, Haddad, and Recco-Pimentel, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 204–216.

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