Adelophryne gutturosa Hoogmoed and Lescure, 1984

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

Adelophryne gutturosa Hoogmoed and Lescure, 1984, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 58: 101. Holotype: BMNH 1983.1139, by original designation. Type locality: "between camp IV and V, northern slopes of Mount Roraima, Guyana (60° 46´ W 5° 17´ N), 3000 feet (914 m)".

English Names

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

Distribution

Guiana Shield, from Mount Roraima, Mount Ayanganna, and Pakaraima Mountains, Guyana, nearby Sierra de Lema and Grana Sabana, Venezuela (Bolívar), southern French Guiana, and to Serra do Veado, Amapá, Brazil; possibly extending into southern Surinam.

Comment

Ayarzagüena and Diego-Aransay, 1985, Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 45: 159-160, and Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 50, provided the Venezuelan record. MacCulloch, Lathrop, Kok, Minter, Khan, and Barrio-Amorós, 2008, Zootaxa, 1884: 36-50, provided an account. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 150-151, provided an account. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 12, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 334, commented on the lack of specimens from Surinam. Lourenço-de-Moraes, Solé, and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3441: 64, provided a dot map of the range. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 393, for brief account and records for Guyana. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 51–52, for comments on range and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana.

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