Leptodactylus notoaktites Heyer, 1978

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

Leptodactylus notoaktites Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 68. Holotype: MZUSP 25428, by original designation. Type locality: "Brasil: São Paulo, Iporanga".

English Names

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


Atlantic forests in the Brazilian states of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo. 

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. Heyer, García-Lopez, and Cardoso, 1996, Amphibia-Reptilia, 17: 7–31, detailed the advertisement call. In the Leptodactylus fuscus species group, Leptodactylus mystaceus complex, of de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 1–123, who provided a summary of the relevant literature (adult and larval morphology, identification, advertisement call, and range) of this species on p. 42.

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