Ischnocnema venancioi (Lutz, 1958)

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

Eleutherodactylus venancioi Lutz, 1958, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 56: 374. Syntypes: IOC (66 specimens; see discussion by Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 135), now in MNRJ. MNRJ 53573 designated lectotype by Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 133. Type locality: "Serra dos Órgãos, Teresópolis, E. do Rio. Lat. 22° 26′ ; Long. 42° 48′ O. Greenwich; alt. 800-1000 m" (Portuguese text), "Organ Mountains, at Teresopolis, in the Maritime Range, S. E. Brazil Lat. 22°, 26′ ; Long. 42° 58′ W. Gr.; alt. 2500-3300 feet" (English text), southeastern Brazil.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) venancioiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234.

Ischnocnema venancioiHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2; Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27.

English Names

Venancio's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

highlands above 800 m of the Serra dos Órgãos mountain range in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, in the municipalities of Teresópolis and Nova Friburgo. 

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Brazil

Endemic to the political unit: Brazil

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) binotatus series, unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. In the Ischnocnema lactea species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 27. In the Ischnocnema guentheri species series of Canedo and Haddad, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 619, Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122, and Taucce, Canedo, and Haddad, 2018, Herpetol. Monogr., 32: 1–17. In the Ischnocnema venancioi species series of Taucce, Canedo, Parreiras, Drummond, Nogueira-Costa, and Haddad, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 128: 133–135, discussed the species, its systematics and its range. 

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