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. 


Know from its type locality (Manaus) and from the vicinity of the city of São Gabriel da Cachoeria, approximately 110 km south-east of the type locality, all in Amazonas, Brazil. 


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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