Adelophryne pachydactyla Hoogmoed, Borges, and Cascon, 1994

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

Adelophryne pachydactyla Hoogmoed, Borges-Nojosa, and Cascon, 1994, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 68: 276. Holotype: MPEG 5711, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil. Bahia. Fazenda Luzitania, Rio Almada, 2.4 km E of bridge in [= on] BR-101 over Rio Almada, bridge 600 m N of km 487 and 4.5 km N of branch road to Itajuipe, NW of Ilheus", Brazil.

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality in the coastal area of south-central Bahia, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Lourenço-de-Moraes, Solé, and Toledo, 2012, Zootaxa, 3441: 64, provided a dot map of the range. See Dominato, Cassini, Silva, and Orrico, 2018, Zootaxa, 4444: 575–583, discussed the results of Fouquet, Loebmann, Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, Orrico, Lyra, Roberto, Kok, Haddad, and Rodrigues, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 547-561, particularly with reference to the identity of the various Adelophryne lineages, both named and unnamed, in that paper as well as discussing morphological evolution within the genus. Juncá, 2006, Biota Neotrop., 6: 1–17, briefly summarized the presence of this species in the Serra da Jibóia region, Bahia, Brazil, and its habitat. 

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