Hydrolaetare dantasi (Bokermann, 1959)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Hydrolaetare > Species: Hydrolaetare dantasi

Leptodactylus dantasi Bokermann, 1959, Neotropica, 5: 5. Holotype: WCAB 1240, by original designation; now MZUSP 78852 according to Souza and Haddad, 2003, J. Herpetol., 37: 491. Type locality: "Feijó, Territorio [now State] do Acre, Brasil".

Hydrolaetare dantasiSouza and Haddad, 2003, J. Herpetol., 37: 491.

English Names

Feijo White-lipped Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 81).


Amazon forest from Acre (near the Peru border) east to the vicinity of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil; expected in Amazonian Peru and Bolivia.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Likely/Controversially Present: Bolivia, Peru

Endemic: Brazil


See account (as Leptodactylus dantasi) by Heyer, 1970, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 191: 5–7. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, considered this species (as Leptodactylus dantasi) possibly to occur in Bolivia. Souza and Haddad, 2003, J. Herpetol., 37: 490–497, transferred the species to Hydrolaetare and provided an account, including a description of the advertisement call and life history. Ferrão, Fraga, Simões, and Lima, 2014, Salamandra, 50: 77–84, discussed the range and habitat.  

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