Pleurodema diplolister (Peters, 1870)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leiuperinae > Genus: Pleurodema > Species: Pleurodema diplolister

Cystignathus diplolistris Peters, 1870, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1870: 648. Syntypes: ZMB 6952 (3 specimens) according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 45. Type locality: "Ceára" (= Ceará), northeastern Brazil.

Paludicola diplolistrisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 233.

Pleurodema diplolistrisNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 500.

Pleurodema diplolistreDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 128. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Pleurodema diplolisterDe la Riva and Gonzales-Álvarez, 1998, Alytes, 16: 69. Gender correction.

English Names

Peters’ Four-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).

Distribution

Northeastern Brazil in the caatinga region from Maranhão east to Paraíba and south through Tocantins and Bahia to northeastern Goiás and northern Minas Gerais.

Comment

Silva, Santos, Alves, Sousa, and Annunziata, 2010, Sitientibus, Ser. Cienc. Biol., 7: 334-340, provided records for Piauí, Brazil. Maciel and Nunes, 2010, Zootaxa, 2640: 58, provided a dot map of the range. Andrade and Vaz-Silva, 2012, Check List, 8: 149-151, provided a range extension and dot map. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Alves da Silva, Carvalho, Pereira Silva, Fadel, Dantas, Brandão, and Santana, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (1: e20190838): 16, reported the species from southern state of Tocantins, Brazil, and detailed the known range. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 141–142, provided an account for Goiás and the D.F., Brazil.  

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