Leptodactylus stenodema Jiménez de la Espada, 1875

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

Leptodactylus stenodema Jiménez de la Espada, 1875, Vert. Viaje Pacif. Verif. 1862–1865: 64. Syntypes: MNCN (2 specimens); MNCN 190 designated lectotype by Heyer and Peters, 1971, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 84: 168; now numbered MNCN 1687 according to González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 273. Type locality: "San José de Moti (Canton de Quíjos)", Napo, Ecuador. (This confirmed by González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 273.)

Leptodactylus vilarsi Melin, 1941, Göteborgs K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl., Ser. B, 1: 52. Holotype: NHMG Ba. ex. 498, according to Heyer, 1979, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 301: 14. Type locality: "Taracuá, Rio Uaupés, [Amazonas,] Brazil". Synonymy by Heyer, 1979, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 301: 14.

English Names

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

Distribution

Central and western Amazon basin of Brazil; from eastern Colombia south to southern Peru and east to the Guianas, likely to occur in extreme northern Bolivia.

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 Pyburn and Heyer, 1975, Copeia, 1975: 585-587, for account. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 252-253, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Zimmerman and Rodrigues, 1990, in Gentry (ed.), Four Neotropical Rainforests: 426-454, provided a record from near Manaus, Amazonian Brazil. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 69–70, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. von May, 2004, Herpetol. Rev., 35: 282, provided a Peruvian record and briefly discussed the range. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 262-265. In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus 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. 62–63.

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