Leptodactylus barrioi Alves da Silva, Magalhães, Thomassen, Leite, Garda, Brandão, Haddad, Giaretta, and Carvalho, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae > Genus: Leptodactylus > Species: Leptodactylus barrioi

Leptodactylus barrioi Silva, Magalhães, Thomassen, Leite, Garda, Brandão, Haddad, Giaretta, and Carvalho, 2020, Zootaxa, 4779: 165. Holotype: AAG-UFU 502, by original designation. Type locality: "Duas Barras (22.062862°S, 2.520780°W, approximately 625 m a.s.l.), Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil". Zoobank publication registration: 4948F138-66DC-41DD-8426-0DE12B0FED67

English Names

None noted. 


Interior Atlantic forests of southeastern Minas Gerais, west of the Serra do Mar mountain range in Rio de Janeiro State, in the northern sector of the Mantiqueira mountain range in extreme south of Espírito Santo, and also in the coastal Atlantic forests alongside the lower Doce River in the same Brazilian state (all regions within southeastern Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Leptodactylus mystaceus complex, Leptodactylus fuscus group, according to the original publication, distinguishable only by molecular or acoustic characteristics. Vieira, Macedo, Assis, Novaes, and Feio, 2021, Herpetol. Brasil., 10: 58–60, reported the species from Viçosa Municipality, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and discussed natural history and the advertisement call and provided a dot map of the distribution. Fraga, Assis, and Feio, 2022, Zootaxa, 5168: 97–100, described larval morphology. 

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