Oreobates antrum Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Andrade, and Amaro, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Strabomantidae > Subfamily: Pristimantinae > Genus: Oreobates > Species: Oreobates antrum

Oreobates antrum Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Andrade, and Amaro, 2018, Zootaxa, 4441: 93. Holotype: MNRJ 91628, by original designation. Type locality: "São Domingos municipality, in the complex of caves belonging to farm 'Baraunax', an adjacent area to the municipality of Divinópolis de Goiás (13°22’17″S, 46°23’50″W, WGS84, 638m a.s.l.), State of Goiás, Brazil". Zoobank publication registration: 8862411E-8D11-47A3-891E-0C47D6305206

English Names

None noted. 


Known from cave habitats in the states of Goiás (municipalities of São Domingos and Posse) and Tocantíns (municipality of Aurora do Tocantíns), Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


The sister taxon of Oreobates remotus, with which it was previously confused, according to the original publication. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 35, provided an account. Motta, Lyra, Gazoni, Parise-Maltempi, and Haddad, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 561–563, provided new records from the state of Goiás and Tocantíns, Brazil, and mapped the species. 

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