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 and southern Guyana and northern Pará (Brazil) east throughout Suriname and French Guiana and Amapá (Brazil).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname


External morphology and the advertisement call were detailed in the original publication. Boistel, De Massary, and Angulo, 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. Taucce, Costa-Campos, Carvalho, and Michalski, 2022, Eur. J. Taxon., 836: 96–130, reported on distribution, literature, and conservation status for Amapá, Brazil.

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