Leptodactylus rhodomerus Heyer, 2005

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

Leptodactylus rhodomerus Heyer, 2005, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 37: 327. Holotype: ICN 13322, by original designation. Type locality: "campamento Chancos, Vereda Campo Alegre, Municipio de Restrepo, Valle de Cauca, Colombia, 460 m, 3° 58′ N, 76° 44′ W".

English Names

Red-thighed Thin-toed Frog (Heyer, 2005, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 37: 327).


Chocoan rainforest from western Colombia to northern Ecuador.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Ecuador


In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus group and confused with Leptodactylus pentadactylus prior to its naming according to the original publication. In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus 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, and range) on p. 58.

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