Pleurodema bufoninum Bell, 1843

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pleurodema > Species: Pleurodema bufoninum

Pleurodema bufonina Bell, 1843, Zool. Voyage Beagle, Part 5: 39. Syntypes: Not designated; BMNH (2 specimens) according to Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 230. Type locality: "Port Desire [= Puerto Deseado], in Patagonia, and high up the river Santa Cruz", Argentina.

Leiuperus salarius Bell, 1843, Zool. Voyage Beagle, Part 5: 39. Holotype: Not designated; BMNH according to Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 230. Type locality: Port Desire [Puerto Deseado], Patagonia, Argentina. Synonymy by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 230.

Pleurodema bufoniumBell, 1843, Zool. Voyage Beagle, Part 5: 39. Günther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 22. Unjustified emendation.

Paludicola bufoniaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 230.

Paludicola bufoninaBurmeister, 1891, An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Buenos Aires, 3: 251.

Pleurodema bufoniaGorham, 1966, Das Tierreich, 85: 251.

Pleurodema bufoninumDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 128. De la Riva and Gonzales-Álvarez, 1998, Alytes, 16: 69. Justified emendation.

English Names

Gray Four-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).

Distribution

Patagonian Argentina and southern northern to the vicinity of Volcán Antuco, Chile.

Comment

See accounts by Cei, 1962, Batr. Chile: 99-102, Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 373-374. Ferraro and Casagranda, 2009, Zootaxa, 2024: 33-55, provided a detailed discussion of range in Argentina.

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