Hydrolaetare Gallardo, 1963

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Hydrolaetare
3 species

Hydrolaetare Gallardo, 1963, Neotropica, 9: 42. Type species: Limnomedusa schmidti Cochran and Goin, 1959, by original designation.

HydrolaeterePyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 581. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Schmidt's Forest Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).


Spotty distribution in Amazon basin from Madeira and Acre (Brazil) to Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, and French Guiana.


This taxon may be imbedded within Leptodactylus as implied by the molecular tree of Fouquet, Cassini, Haddad, Pech, and Rodrigues, 2014, J. Biogeograph., 41: 860. Ferrão, Fraga, Simões, and Lima, 2014, Salamandra, 50: 77–84, provided new geographic records and provide information on identification. 

Contained taxa (3 sp.):

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