Leptodactylus griseigularis (Henle, 1981)

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

Adenomera griseigularis Henle, 1981, Amphibia-Reptilia, 2: 139. Holotype: ZFMK 31800, by original designation. Type locality: "Peru: Botanischer Garten in Tingo Maria, 641 m NN".

Leptodactylus griseigularisHeyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 86.

English Names

None noted.


Lowland Amazonian forests from Ecuador and Peru to eastern Brazilian Amazonia. The species also occurs in the savannah area close to the mouth of the Amazon River in the Brazilian state of Amapá and in the Pantanal floodplains in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, as well as other humid habitats in the open formations in adjacent Bolivia. 


Removed from the synonymy of Leptodactylus wagneri by Heyer, 1994, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 546: 85 (who considered it to be in the Leptodactylus wagneri-Leptodactylus podicipinus complex), where it had been placed by Heyer, 1985 "1984", Amphibia-Reptilia, 5: 97. Heyer and Morales, 1995, Amphibia-Reptilia, 16: 91–92, reported on the advertisement call. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 132–133, provided a brief account. 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 pp. 74–75. Carvalho, Fouquet, Lyra, Giaretta, Costa-Campos, Rodrigues, Haddad, and Ron, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20 (1: 2089269): 1–31, reported on the systematics, phylogenetics, advertisement call, and geographic distribution and habitat. 

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