Cycloramphus lutzorum Heyer, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Cycloramphidae > Genus: Cycloramphus > Species: Cycloramphus lutzorum

Cycloramphus lutzorum Heyer, 1983, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 30: 309. Holotype: MZUSP 57805, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil: São Paulo, about 11 km W of Iporanga on road to Apiaí".

English Names

Lutzs' Button Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).


High-gradient streans in the Serra do Mar in the states of Paraná and São Paulo, and dubiously reported from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Lima, Garey, Noleto, and Verdade, 2010, J. Herpetol., 44: 360-371, reported on life history, advertisement call, karyotype, and larval morphology, and considered the Rio de Janeiro record to be dubious.

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