Leptodactylus diedrus Heyer, 1994

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

Leptodactylus diedrus Heyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 86. Holotype: UTA A-3726, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia; Vaupés; 1/2 mi NE Timbó, 1°06′N, 70°01′W".

English Names

None noted.


Northwestern sector of the Amazon basin in northeastern Peru, southwestern Colombia, northeastern Brazil, and extreme southern Venezuela.


In the Leptodactylus wagneri-Leptodactylus podicipinus complex, according to the original publication. Heyer, 1998, Alytes, 16: 1-24, suggested that this species might be the sister taxon of Vanzolinius. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 42, commented in range in Venezuela. In the Leptodactylus melanonotus species group of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, and who provided a summary of relevant literature (adult morphology, identification, advertisement call, and range) on p. 72. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 90, for comments on range in Venezuela and literature.

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