Leptodactylus sabanensis Heyer, 1994

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

Leptodactylus sabanensis Heyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 99. Holotype: KU 166559, by original designation. Type locality: "Venezuela; Bolívar; km 127, El Dorado—Santa Elena de Uairen [=Vairen] road, 1250 m, 6°00′N, 61°30′W".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from the Gran Sabana of Venezuela and adjacent Lavrado in Roraima, Brazil.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus wagneri-Leptodactylus podicipinus complex, according to the original publication. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 44, commented on the range and previous misidentifications in Venezuela. 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. 84–85.

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