Leptodactylus turimiquensis Heyer, 2005

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

Leptodactylus turimiquensis Heyer, 2005, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 37: 333. Holotype: AMNH 70667, by original designation. Type locality: "Caripito, Monagas, Venezuela, 100 m, 10° 08′ N, 63° 06′ W".

English Names

Calf Frog (Heyer, 2005, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 37: 333).

Distribution

Endemic from northeastern Venezuela, from Macizo de Turimiquire (Anzoátegui, Monagas and Sucre States) to Península de Paria, Venezuela.

Comment

In the Leptodactylus pentadactylus group, 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 on p. 63. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 97, for comments on range and literature.

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