Leptodactylus pustulatus (Peters, 1870)

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

Entomoglossus pustulatus Peters, 1870, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1870: 647. Holotype: ZMB 6951 according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 45, apparently not lost as reported by Heyer, 1970, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 191: 16, who designated MCZ 373 as neotype. Type locality: "Ceara (Nördl. Brasilien)", northeastern Brazil; redundant neotype from "Rio Poti in Piauí", Brazil.

Leptodactylus pustulatusBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 239.

English Names

Ceara White-lipped Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).

Distribution

Arid and semi-arid habitats in central to northeastern Brazil.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus melanonotus group of Heyer, 1970, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 191: 16-17. Silva, Santos, Alves, Sousa, and Annunziata, 2010, Sitientibus, Ser. Cienc. Biol., 7: 334-340, provided records for Piauí, Brazil. In the Leptodactylus melanonotus 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 p. 83.

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