Adenomera andreae (Müller, 1923)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Adenomera > Species: Adenomera andreae

English Names

Lowland Tropical Bullfrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Distribution

Lowlands of northern South America east of the Andes including and limited to Amazonia to the south and east.

Comment

See account by Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 29–31 (as Leptodactylus andreae). Duellman, 1978, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 65: 82–83, provided a brief account. Zimmerman, 1983, Herpetologica, 39: 235–246, and Zimmerman and Bogart, 1984, Acta Amazonica, 14: 473–520, reported on vocalization. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 83–65, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Márquez, De la Riva, and Bosch, 1995, J. Zool., London, 237: 313–336, reported on vocalization in Bolivia. Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 224–225, provided a photo and brief account for French Guiana. Equivalent to Adenomera sp. Forest Call Type III of Angulo, Cocroft, and Reichle, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 490–504. Angulo and Icochea, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 47–48, reported on the call (as Adenomera cf. andreae).Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 42, provided distributional information for Venezuela. Lynch, 2005, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 29: 581–588, anticipated but did not find this species in the vicinity of Leticia, Colombia. Fouquet, Gilles, Vences, Marty, Blanc, and Gemmell, 2007, PLoS One, 10 (e1109): 1–10, provided molecular evidence that this is a species complex. See account (as Leptodactylus andreae) for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 220–223. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 420, for brief account and records for Guyana. Fouquet, Cassini, Haddad, Pech, and Rodrigues, 2014, J. Biogeograph., 41: 855–870, provided a phylogenetic placement and range map of the species. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 89, for comments on range, misidentificationis, and literature. For identification of larvae in central Amazonia, Brazil, see Hero, 1990, Amazoniana, 11: 201–262. See brief account for the Manu region, Peru, by Villacampa-Ortega, Serrano-Rojas, and Whitworth, 2017, Amph. Manu Learning Cent.: 214–215.  

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