Leptodactylus troglodytes Lutz, 1926

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

Leptodactylus troglodytes Lutz, 1926, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 19: 149. Holotype: A. Lutz coll. unnumbered; presumably now in AL-MNRJ 816, by museum records (J. Pombal, Jr, personal commun.). Type locality: "Pernambuco", Brazil.

Leptodactylus (Cavicola) troglodytesLutz, 1930, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 23: 2, 22.

English Names

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

Distribution

Northeastern Brazil south to Minas Gerais and northeastern Goiás.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus fuscus group of Heyer, 1978, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 29: 1-85. See Arzabe and Almeida, 1997, Amphibia-Reptilia, 18: 211–215, for life history notes. Nunes and Juncá, 2006, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 64: 151–157,  reported on 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. 49–50. Freitas, Abegg, Dias, and Moraes, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 59–72, provided a record from the Serra da Jibóia, Bahia, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. See Dubeux, Nascimento, Lima, Magalhães, Silva, Gonçalves, Almeida, Correia, Garda, Mesquita, Rossa-Feres, and Mott, 2020, Biota Neotrop., 20 (2: e20180718): 1–24, for characterization and identification of larvae north of the Rio São Francisco in the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 126–127, provided an account for Goiás and the D.F., Brazil. Thomé, Carstens, Rodrigues, Alexandrino, and Haddad, 2021, J. Biogeograph., 48: 1112-1123, reported on molecular phylogeography. Reported from the Environmental Protection Area of Catolé and Fernão Velho, Alagoas, Brazil, by Dubeux, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2021, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 61 (e20216176): 1–10, who provided a key to the frogs of that region.  

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