Anomaloglossus surinamensis Ouboter and Jairam, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Anomaloglossinae > Genus: Anomaloglossus > Species: Anomaloglossus surinamensis

Anomaloglossus surinamensis Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 36. Holotype: NZCS A2175, by original designation. Type locality: "Paramacca Creek, Nassau Mountain, 600 m, Eastern Surinam".

English Names

Suriname Rock Frog (original publication).


Suriname (Nassau, Brownsberg, Bakhuis, Tafelberg) and French Guiana west of the Approuague River.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: French Guiana, Suriname


See account for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 36-41. In the Anomaloglossus degranvillei group of Vacher, Kok, Rodrigues, Lima, Lorenzini, Martinez, Fallet, Courtois, Blanc, Gaucher, Dewynter, Jairam, Ouboter, Thébaud, and Fouquet, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 158–173, who noted 2 additional species related to Anomaloglossus degranvillei that are now named, Anomaloglossus blanci and Anomaloglossus dewynteri. See comment by Fouquet, Vidal, and Dewynter, 2019, Zoosystema, 41: 367, on intraspecific genetic structure and its habitat in the Mitaraka Massif of southern French Guiana on the Amapá, Brazil, border. 

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