Leptodactylus tapiti Sazima and Bokermann, 1978

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

Leptodactylus tapiti Sazima and Bokermann, 1978, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 38: 910. Holotype: WCAB 47622, by original designation; now MZUSP 73680, according to de Sá, Grant, Camargo, Heyer, Ponssa, and Stanley, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9(Spec. Issue 1): 47. Type locality: "Chapada dos Veadeiros, (1800 m), Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Goiás, Brasil".

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Alto Paraíso de Goiás, Goiás, Brazil).

Comment

In the Leptodactylus gracilis group (=Leptodactylus fuscus group), according to the original publication. Brandão, Álvares, and de Sá, 2013, Zootaxa, 36: 284–286, reported the advertisement call. 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 and larval morphology, identification, advertisement call, and range) on pp. 47–48. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 132, provided an account. 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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