Leptodactylus furnarius Sazima and Bokermann, 1978

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Leptodactylus > Species: Leptodactylus furnarius

Leptodactylus furnarius Sazima and Bokermann, 1978, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 38: 899. Holotype: WCAB 47949, by original designation; now MZUSP 73678 according to Heyer and Heyer, 2004, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 785: 1. Type locality: "Campo Grande, (900 m) Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, Brasil".

Leptodactylus laurae Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 59. Holotype: MZUSP 130, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil; Minas Gerais; Agua Limpa, Juiz de Fora". Synonymy by Heyer, 1983, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 96: 271.

English Names

Campo Grande Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).

Cerrado Oven Frog (Heyer and Heyer, 2004, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 785: 1).

Potter Foam Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 87).

Distribution

Central and southeastern Brazil from Mato Grosso north and east to Bahia, Tocantins, and Piauí, then south in isolated populations through Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, and Rio Grande do Sul, to northern Uruguay, east-central Paraguay (Amambay), and northeastern Argentina (Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Misiones).

Comment

In the Leptodactylus gracilis (=Leptodactylus fuscus) group, according to the original publication. Canavero, Naya, and Maneyro, 2001, Cuad. Herpetol., 15 5: 89, supplied the Uruguayan records. Achaval and Olmos, 2003, Anf. Rept. Uruguay, ed. 2: 21, provided for the Uruguayan population a brief account and photograph. See account by Heyer and Heyer, 2004, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 785: 1-5. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 13, briefly discussed range in Paraguay. Zank, Kaefer, Colombo, Lingnau, Santos, Both, D'Agostini, Santos, and Cechin, 2008, Check List, 4: 89-91, provided records for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Baldo, Tomatis, and Segalla, 2008, Check List, 4: 98-102, provided a range map. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 87-88, provided a photograph and brief account. Santos, Giovanelli, Storti, and Brasileiro, 2010, Check List, 6: 253-254, provided records for Bahia and Tocantins, Brazil, and discussed the range. In the Leptodactylus fuscus species group of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, who provided a summary of the relevant literature of this species on pp. 31–32. Fariña, Villalba, Boeris, Krauczuk, Ferro, and Baldo, 2014, Cuad. Herpetol., 28: 49–50, provided new records for Argentina and mapped the species. Pinto-Silva and Silva-Soares, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 383, provided a record for the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and briefly outlined the known range. 

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