Leptodactylus fremitus Carvalho, Fouquet, Lyra, Giaretta, Costa-Campos, Rodrigues, Haddad, and Ron, 2022

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

Leptodactylus fremitus Carvalho, Fouquet, Lyra, Giaretta, Costa-Campos, Rodrigues, Haddad, and Ron, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20 (1: 2089269): 22. Holotype: CFBH 43258, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Municipal do Cancão (0.911290°N, 52.003870°W; 108 m elevation), in Serra do Navio, state of Amapá, northern Brazil". Zoobank publication registration: 867A8EA9-A8F2-4FA4-8746-A0D9BB2E4286

English Names

None noted. 


French Guiana and Suriname to Amapá and northern Pará, Brazil; expected in Guyana.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname

Likely/Controversially Present: Guyana


Previous confused with Leptodactylus leptodactyloides according to the original publication, where  the systematics, molecular phylogenetics, advertisement call, and geographic distribution and habitat of this member of the Leptodactylus melanonotus group were detailed.  Lescure and Marty, 2000, Collect. Patrimoines Nat., Paris, 45: 254–255, provided a photo and brief account (as Leptodactylus leptodactyloides) for French Guiana. See account (as Leptodactylus leptodactyloides) for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 238-239.

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