Leptodactylus brevipes Cope, 1887

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

Leptodactylus brevipes Cope, 1887, Proc. Am. Philos. Soc., 24: 51. Holotype: ANSP 11270, according to Heyer, 1970, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 191: : 17. Type locality: "at or near . . . . Chupada [= Chapada dos Guimarães], thirty miles north-east of Cuyabá, and near the headwaters of the Xingu, an important tributary of the Amazon", Mato Grosso, Brazil. 

English Names

None noted. 


Mato Gross of Brazil; presumably into adjacent Santa Cruz, Bolivia. 


Removed from the synonymy of Leptodactylus petersii by Gazoni, Lyra, Ron, Strüssmann, Baldo, Narimatsu, Pansonato, Schneider, Giaretta, Haddad, Parise-Maltempi, and Carvalho, 2021, Zool. Anz., 290: 127 (who discussed morphology, molecular markers, vocalizations, and cytogenetics). Previously placed into the synonymy of Leptodactylus podicipinus by Rivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 47; Leptodactylus wagneri by Heyer, 1974, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 253: 46; (into Leptodactylus wagneri) by Heyer, 1970, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 191: 17, and Leptodactylus petersii by Heyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 96.

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