Adenomera diptyx (Boettger, 1885)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Adenomera > Species: Adenomera diptyx

Leptodactylus diptyx Boettger, 1885, Z. Naturwiss., Halle, 58: 244. Types: Not designated, presumably SMF and BMNH, according to Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 26, who designated BMNH 1947.2.17.47 lectotype. Type locality: "Paraguay, Amer. merid."

Leptodactylus glandulosus Cope, 1887, Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., 24: 52. Syntypes: ANSP 11271-84, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 350; ANSP 10275 (now renumbered 11275) designated lectotype by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 27. Type locality: "at or near . . . . Chupada [= Chapada dos Guimarães], thirty miles north-east of Cuyabá, and near the headwaters of the Xingu, an important tributary of the Amazon", Mato Grosso, Brazil. Synonymy with Leptodactylus diptyx by Boulenger, 1888, Zool. Rec., 24: 31; Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 1: 187; Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 484. Synonymy with Adenomera hylaedactyla by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35.

Leptodactylus diptixPeracca, 1895, Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. Univ. Torino, 10 (195): 28. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Adenomera diptyxDe la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 39; Kwet, Steiner, and Zillikens, 2009, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 44: 94, by implication. See comments under Adenomera and Leptodactylus.

Leptodactylus (Lithodytes) diptyxFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Cerrado, savannas, and chacoan forests of Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, and southern Brazil.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Adenomera hylaedactyla by De la Riva, 1996, J. Herpetol., 30: 557, where it had been placed by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35. See discussion of nomenclature and confusion in the literature by Lavilla and Cei, 2001, Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 28: 74-75. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 15, briefly discussed the range in Paraguay. Zaracho and Kokubum, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 1–9, reported on larval morphology and reproduction. 

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