Leptodactylus lauramiriamae Heyer and Crombie, 2005

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

Leptodactylus lauramiriamae Heyer and Crombie, 2005, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 118: 590. Holotype: MZUSP 132772, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil, Rondônia, north end of the town of Vilhena, km 16, 12° 43′ S, 60° 07′ W (coordinates for Vilhena)".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type localtiy in the cerrado of Rondônia, and from Tangará da Serra, Mato Grosso, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Provisionally assigned to Leptodactylus in the original publication, in which it was noted that it shares several resemblances to Physalaemus. Unassigned to species group by 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, and range) on p. 89.

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