Adenomera bokermanni (Heyer, 1973)

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

Leptodactylus bokermanni Heyer, 1973, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 251: 31. Holotype: UMMZ 104527, by original designation. Type locality: "Paranaguá, Estado do Paraná, Brasil. Elevation 30 m."

Adenomera bokermanniHeyer, 1974, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 253: 42; Kwet, Steiner, and Zillikens, 2009, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 44: 94. See comments under Adenomera and Leptodactylus.

Leptodactylus (Lithodytes) bokermanniFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

English Names

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

Bokermann's Potter Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 75).


Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo (states), Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


This species is composed of two cryptic species according to Heyer and Maxson, 1982, in Prance (ed.), Biol. Diversification Tropics: 377. Canelas and Bertoluci, 2007, Iheringia, Zool., 97: 21-26, provided a record for the Serra do Caraça, southern end of the Serra do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 23, noted that Paraguayan records of this species have been subsequently reidentified as Leptodactylus diptyx. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 75-76, provided a photograph and brief account.

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