Leptodactylus oreomantis Carvalho, Leite, and Pezzuti, 2013

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

Leptodactylus oreomantis Carvalho, Leite, and Pezzuti, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 350. Holotype: UFMG 3825, by original designation. Type locality: "the Vale do Queiroz, Serra das Almas (13° 31′ 23″ S; 41° 57′ 28″ W, approximately 1575 m a.s.l.), Municipality of Rio de Contas, State of Bahia, northeastern Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Serra das Almas (Municipality of Rio de Contas), Serra da Tromba (Municipality of Piatã), and Serra do Sincorá (Municipalities of Mucugê and Ibicoara), these being ranges included in the Chapada Diamantina, the northernmost part of the Espinhaço Range, state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Leptodactylus fuscus group according to the original publication, where external morphology and advertisement call were described. 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. 43. Mercês, Magalhães, Amado, Juncá, and Garda, 2015, Zootaxa, 3911: 589–592, reported on larval morphology. Carvalho, Seger, Magalhães, Lourenço, and Haddad, 2021, Zool. Scripta, 50: 300–317, reported on the phylogenetics and distribution of this species as part of the Leptodactylus plaumanni clade of the Leptodactylus fuscus group.  

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