Adelophryne maranguapensis Hoogmoed, Borges, and Cascon, 1994

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

Adelophryne maranguapensis Hoogmoed, Borges-Nojosa, and Cascon, 1994, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 68: 289. Holotype: UFC 2672, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil. Ceará. Municipio de Maranguape. Serra de Maranguape, Pico da Rajada, 890 m".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Serra de Maranguape, Ceará, northeastern Brazil, 800–900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 293. Lourenço-de-Moraes, Solé, and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3441: 64, provided a dot map of the range. Lima, Borges-Nojosa, and Cechin, 2014, Zootaxa, 3835: 299–300, reported on advertisement call. 

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