Edalorhina perezi Jiménez de la Espada, 1870

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Edalorhina > Species: Edalorhina perezi

Edalorhina Perezi Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, 3: 58. Type(s): Not stated, presumably in MNCN; MNCN 1673 considered holotype by González-Fernández, 2006, Graellsia, 62: 136, and González-Fernández, García-Díez, and San Segundo, 2009, Spixiana, München, 32: 270. Type locality: "in Ecuador; ad ripas flum. Napo".

Bubonias plicifrons Cope, 1874, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 26: 124. Syntypes: ANSP (2 specimens), presumably lost as not noted in type list. Type locality: "Nauta", Departamento Loreto, Peru. Synonymy by Dunn, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1416: 1-10.

Edalorhina buckleyi Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 228. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation, this being BMNH 1947.2.30.87 (originally 1880.12.5.194) according to museum records. Type locality: "Canelos", Ecuador. Synonymy by Dunn, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1416: 1-10.

Edalorhina pereziBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 227.

Edalorhina plicifronsBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 228.

Pleurodema buckleyiNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 499.

Paludicola plicifronsNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 511.

Pleurodema pereziNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 498.

Edalorhina pereziDunn, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1416: 2.

English Names

Perez’s Snouted Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 71).

Eyelashed Forest Frog (Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 218).


Amazonian Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, and adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


See Dunn, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1416: 1–10, Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 86, Duellman and Morales, 1990, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 25: 19-30, for account. Schlüter, 1990, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 25: 49–56, reported on larval morphology and reproduction. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 65, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Gonzales-Álvarez and Reichle, 2004, Rev. Boliviana Ecol. Conserv. Ambiental, 15: 93–96, provided records for Independencia and Bella Vista, Bolivia. Duellman, 2005, Cusco Amazonico: 275–278, provided an account (adult and larval morphology, description of the call, life history). Bernarde, Machado, and Turci, 2011, Biota Neotrop., 11: 117–144, reported specimens from Reserva Extrativista Riozinho da Liberdade, Acre, Brazil. Faivovich, Basso, Haddad, Rodrigues, Wheeler, Lavilla, and Ferraro, 2012, Cladistics, 28: 460–482, discussed phylogenetics and evolution of aspects of morphology and reproduction. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 218–219. Nascimento, de Sá, and Garcia, 2021, J. Morphol., 282: 115–126, reported on larval morphology including internal oral and chondrocranial morphology. Gagliardi-Urrutia, García Dávila, Jaramillo-Martinez, Rojas-Padilla, Rios-Alva, Aguilar-Manihuari, Pérez-Peña, Castroviejo-Fisher, Simões, Estivals, Guillen Huaman, Castro Ruiz, Angulo Chávez, Mariac, Duponchelle, and Renno, 2022, Anf. Loreto: 136–137, provided a brief account, photograph, dot map, and genetic barcode for Loreto, Peru. Crnobrna, Santa-Cruz Farfan, Gallegos, López-Rojas, Llanqui, Panduro Pisco, and Kelsen Arbaiza, 2023, Check List, 19: 445, provided a record from Ucayali Department, central-eastern Peru. 

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