Ischnocnema nasuta (Lutz, 1925)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Brachycephalidae > Genus: Ischnocnema > Species: Ischnocnema nasuta

Eleutherodactylus nasutusStejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 582-583, by implication; Lynn and Lutz, 1946, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 71: 2.

Hylodes nasutus Lutz, 1925, C. R. Mém. Hebd. Séances Soc. Biol. Filial., Paris, 93 (1925, vol. 2): 213. Syntypes: not stated, by museum records MNRJ 96468, USNM 96469, 96470 (lost); Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 61, indicated that USNM 96468-70 were 'cotypes' and 96470 was exchanged with MNRJ. Former USNM 96468 retains that number in the MNRJ collection; USNM 96470 cannot be located according to W.R. Heyer In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 305. Type locality: "Nova Friburgo", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) nasutusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229.

Ischnocnema nasutaHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 15; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27.

English Names

Pointy-nosed Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).


Southeastern Brazil.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) conspicillatus series, Eleutherodactylus binotatus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. In the Eleutherodactylus guentheri cluster of Heyer, 1984, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 402: 42, who also described the call. See account by Cochran, 1955 "1954", Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 206: 274-276. In the Ischnocnema guentheri species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27, Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 619, Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122, Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 123–146, and Taucce, Canedo, Haddad, Lemmon, Lemmon, Vences, and Lyra, 2018, MtDNA, Part B, 3: 915–917 (reported on the mtDNA genome).


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