Leptodactylus laticeps Boulenger, 1918

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

Leptodactylus laticeps Boulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 2: 431. Holotype: BMNH 98.11.24.7, according to de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 37. Type locality: "Santa Fé, Argentina".

Leptodactylus (Pachypus) laticepsVellard, 1947, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 4: 464.

English Names

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

Distribution

Gran Chaco of Paraguay, Bolivia, and Argentina.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus group of Heyer, 1972, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 231: 1-8, and Heyer, 1979, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 301: 1-43. See account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 355-357. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 41, noted that no voucher specimen exists for Bolivia, although it is expected in the Chaco. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 14, briefly discussed the range in Paraguay. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 622. 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, and who provided a summary of relevant literature on pp. 37–38.

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