Adelophryne adiastola Hoogmoed and Lescure, 1984

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Phyzelaphryninae > Genus: Adelophryne > Species: Adelophryne adiastola

Adelophryne adiastola Hoogmoed and Lescure, 1984, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 58: 95. Holotype: UTA A-4943, by original designation. Type locality: "Yapima, Vaupés River, Vaupés, Colombia. (69° 28´ W 1° 03´ N)".

English Names

Yapima Shield Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).


Amazon Basin in Colombia (Amazonas and Vaupés), eastern Ecuador (Kurintza and Juyuintza in  Pastaza Province), northeastern Peru (Loreto), and adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


See comments by Lynch, 1986, J. Herpetol., 20: 423–431 Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 53–54, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Ortega-Andrade, 2009, Check List, 5: 139–143, provided records for Amazonian Ecuador and Brazil. Lourenço-de-Moraes, Solé, and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3441: 64, provided a dot map of the range.

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