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 Amapá, Brazil and Brazilian Amazonia; likely in intervening French Guiana. 

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. Dias-Souza, Sanches, Esteves-Silva, Tavares-Costa, Damasceno-Souza, and Costa-Campos, 2018, Herpetol. Rev., 49: 282, provided a record from the Parque Natural Municipal do Canção, Municipality of Serra do Navio, Amapá, Brazil. 

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