Amazophrynella manaos Rojas, Carvalho, Ávila, Farias, and Hrbek, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Amazophrynella > Species: Amazophrynella manaos

Amazophrynella manaos Rojas-Zamora, Carvalho, Gordo, Ávila, Farias, and Hrbek, 2014, Zootaxa, 3753: 82. Holotype: INPA-H 31866, by original designation. Type locality: "in forest remnants of the campus of the Universidade Federal do Amazonas—UFAM (03° 05′ 56″ S, 59° 58′  09″ W), municipality of Manaus, Amazonas State", Brazil. 

English Names

None noted. 


Currently known only from eight localities in the state of Amazonas, Brazil: Mineração Taboca, Campus of the Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Reserva Florestal Adolpho Ducke, Presidente Figueiredo, Reserva ZF-2 , REBIO Uatumã, RDS Uatumã and Parque Estadual Rio Negro Setor Sul, Cuieiras River; to the south and west its distribution is likely to be delimited by the Amazon and Negro Rivers, respectively. 


Confused with Amazophrynella minuta prior to its naming according to the original publication. Menin, Pegorini, Carvalho, Rojas-Zamora, and Gordo, 2014, Zootaxa, 3826: 393–396, reported on larval morphology. See map by Rojas-Zamora, Fouquet, Ron, Hernández-Ruz, Melo-Sampaio, Chaparro, Vogt, Carvalho, Pinheiro, Ávila, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4941): 7, who discussed evolution within the genus. Rojas-Zamora, Carvalho, Ávila, Kawashita-Ribeiro, Hrbek, and Gordo, 2018, Zootaxa, 4459: 193–196, described the advertisement call. 

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