Allophryne resplendens Castroviejo-Fisher, Pérez-Peña, Padial, and Guayasamin, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Allophrynidae > Genus: Allophryne > Species: Allophryne resplendens

Allophryne resplendens Castroviejo-Fisher, Pérez-Peña, Padial, and Guayasamin, 2012, Am. Mus. Novit., 3739: 5. Holotype: MZUNAP-01-605, by original designation. Type locality: "Lago Preto (4° 27′ 35.0″S, 71° 45′ 3.5″W; 120 m), Río Yavarí, Provincia Ramón Castilla, Departamento Loreto, Peru".

English Names

Resplendent Frog (Vitt and Caldwell, 2014, Herpetology, 4th Ed.: 483).

Distribution

Known from two localities in Loreto, northeastern Amazonian Peru (the type locality in the Yavarí River drainage, near the Brazilian border,  two localities in Amazonas, Brazil (Quebrada Hungurahui, about 2 km north of Comunidad Monte Verde, and  Reserva Extrativista do Baixo Juruá, Comunidade Antonina, Juruá Municipality, as well as one locality in Acre state of Brazil (Municipality of Cruzeiro do Sul). 

Comment

 Carvalho, MacCulloch, Bonora, and Vogt, 2010, J. Herpetol., 44: 561–562, reported the first record from Brazil. Fonseca, Oliveira, Almeida, Machado, Oliveira, and Bernarde, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 161–163, discussed and mapped the range and provided the record from Acre state, Brazil. 

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