Leptodactylus longirostris Boulenger, 1882

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

Leptodactylus longirostris Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 240. Syntypes: BMNH 76.5. 26.4–5; BMNH 76.5.26.4 designated lectotype by Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 32. Type locality: "Santarem", Pará, Brazil; see Crombie and Heyer, 1983, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 43: 291-296, for discussion of type locality.

English Names

Longnose Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).

Long Snouted Thin-toed Frog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 218).

Distribution

Guiana Shield region of eastern Venezuela, eastern Amazonian Colombia (Guainía), Guyana, and Surinam, and south into Brazilian Amazonia.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus fuscus group of Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 1-85. See account by Crombie and Heyer, 1983, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 43: 291-296. Lynch and Vargas Ramírez, 2001 "2000", Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 24: 588, provided the Colombian record. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 234-237, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. See comments regarding distribution of Venezuelan population by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 60-61. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 218–219, provided an account. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 14, commented on a specimen from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 242-243. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 424, for brief account and records for Guyana. 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. 38–39.

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