Adelophryne patamona MacCulloch, Lathrop, Kok, Minter, Khan, and Barrio-Amoros, 2008

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

Adelophryne patamona MacCulloch, Lathrop, Kok, Minter, Khan, and Barrio-Amorós, 2008, Zootaxa, 1884: 37. Holotype: ROM 43034, by original designation. Type locality: "north slope of Mount Wokomung, Guyana, 05º 06´ 35N, 059º 49´ 15 W, 1234 m."

English Names

None noted.


Pakaraima Mountains in western Guyana, at ca. 1414 m elevation; likely also in adjacent Roraima state, Brazil

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Likely/Controversially Present: Brazil

Endemic: Guyana


The species name is a noun in apposition according to the original publication, where external morphology and the advertisement call were described. 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: 393-394, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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