Adenomera hylaedactyla (Cope, 1868)

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

Cystignathus hylaedactylus Cope, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 20: 115. Holotype: ANSP 2240, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 351. Type locality: "From the Napo or upper Maranon" River, Peru.

Leptodactylus hylaedactylusBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 240.

Leptodactylus hololius Boulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 2: 430. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation. Type locality: "Pebas, R. Marañon, Peru". Synonymy by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35.

Leptodactylus minutus Noble, 1923, Zoologica, New York, 3: 295. Holotype: AMNH 13495, by original designation. Type locality: "Bartica District, British Guiana". Synonymy by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35.

Leptodactylus rugosus Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 58. Holotype: NHMG Ba. Ex. 506, according to XXX. Type locality: "vicinity of Manáos, Brazil". Synonymy by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35. Preoccupied by Leptodactylus rugosus Noble, 1923.

Leptodactylus poeppigi Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 59. Holotype: NHMG Ba. Ex. 507, according to XXX. Type locality: "Roque, [Departamento San Martín,] Perú". Synonymy by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35.

Leptodactylus melini Lutz and Kloss, 1952, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 50: 639. Replacement name for Leptodactylus rugosus Melin, 1941.

Leptodactylus marmoratus hylaedactylusRivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 33.

Leptodactylus hylaedactylusHeyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35.

Adenomera hylaedactylaHeyer, 1974, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 253: 43; Kwet, Steiner, and Zillikens, 2009, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 44: 94, by implication; Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 574.

Leptodactylus (Lithodytes) hylaedactylusFrost, 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

Napo Tropical Bullfrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Amazonian forests of southeastern Colombia and Venezuela east through the Guianas and south into northern, eastern, and central Brazil, and south through Amazonian Ecuador and Peru to Bolivia, 0-1000 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 35-40. See comment under Adenomera diptyx. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 226-227, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 64–65, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 111-112, provided a brief account. Murphy, 1997, Amph. Rept. Trinidad Tobago: 79-80, provided an account for Trinidad. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 23, suggested that Paraguayan records of this species are based on misidentifications. See account (as Leptodactylus hylaedactyla) for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 16-19. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 420-421, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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