Adenomera heyeri Boistel, Massary, and Angulo, 2006

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

Adenomera heyeri Boistel, De Massary, and Angulo, 2006, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 1: 4. Holotype: MNHNP 1999.8331, by original designation. Type locality: "MNHN fied station of Saint-Eugene (4° 51′ N; 53° 3′ W, 65 m elevation), 23 ikm by air from the newly built Petit Saut Dam, Courcibo River, principal tributary of the Sinnamary River, French Guiana".

Leptodactylus (Lithodytes) heyeriFrost, 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, by implication; Angulo, De Massary, and Boistel, 2006, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 1: 159.

Adenomera heyeri — Kwet, Steiner, and Zillikens, 2009, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 44: 94, by implication' Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 574.

English Names

None noted.


Central Guyana and extreme northern Pará (Brazil) east throughout Surinam and French Guiana; likely to be found in Brazil on the eastern border of French Guiana.


Angulo, De Massary, and Boistel, 2006, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 1: 159-162, provided a number of corrections to the original publication. Fouquet, Dewynter, Gaucher, Blanc, Marty, Rodrigues, and Ernst, 2011, Check List, 7: 601-605, provided new records and a distribution map for the species.

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