Adenomera lutzi Heyer, 1975

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

Adenomera lutzi Heyer, 1975, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 88: 315. Holotype: BMNH 1905.11.1.17, by original designation. Type locality: "Guyana, Chinapoon R., upper Potaro (probably Chenapown River)".

Leptodactylus (Lithodytes) lutziFrost, 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.

Adenomera lutzi — Kwet, Steiner, and Zillikens, 2009, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 44: 94, by implication. See comments under Adenomera and Leptodactylus.

English Names

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

Lutz's Thin-toed Frog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 220).


West-central Guyana, including Kaieteur National Park.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Endemic: Guyana


Kok, Kokubum, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2007, Phyllomedusa, 6: 45–60, provided an extended account, including a description of the advertisement call. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 220-221, provided an account. MacCulloch and Lathrop, 2009, R. Ontario Mus. Contrib. Sci., 4: 14–15, commented on specimens from Mount Ayanganna, Guyana. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 421, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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