Leptodactylus marambaiae Izecksohn, 1976

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

Leptodactylus marambaiae Izecksohn, 1976, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 36: 528. Holotype: EI 4123, by original designation. Type locality: "Restinga da Marambaia, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, vivendo nas proximidades do mar (aproximadamente 23° 03′ S/ 43° 38′ W)" Brazil.

English Names

Marambaia White-lipped Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).


Known only from the island of Restinga da Marambaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Leptodactylus fuscus group of Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 1-85. Izecksohn and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2001, Anf. Municipio Rio de Janeiro: 73, provided a brief account and photo. In the Leptodactylus fuscus 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. 39–40.

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