Engystomops pustulatus (Shreve, 1941)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Engystomops > Species: Engystomops pustulatus

Edalorhina pustulata Shreve, 1941, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 18: 80. Holotype: MCZ 7666, by original designation. Type locality: "Guayaquil, Ecuador".

Engystomops pustulataPeters, 1955, Rev. Ecuat. Entomol. Parsitol., 2: 340.

Physalaemus pustulatusLynch, 1970, Copeia, 1970: 488–496.

Engystomops pustulatusNascimento, Caramaschi, and Cruz, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 63: 312.

English Names

Guayaquil Dwarf Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 83).


Lowlands of west-central Ecuador south into northwestern Peru (Piura).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador, Peru


Advertisement call described by Ron, Cannatella, and Coloma, 2004, Herpetologica, 60: 261–275. Armijos-Ojeda, Székely, Székely, Cogǎlniceanu, Cisneros-Heredia, Ordóñez-Delgado, Escudero, and Espinosa, 2021, ZooKeys, 1063: 38, provided a dot map including records from Peru. Nascimento, de Sá, and Garcia, 2022, J. Morphol., 283: 1299–1317, reported on larval external, oral and skeletal morphology. 

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