Macrogenioglottus alipioi Carvalho, 1946

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Odontophrynidae > Genus: Macrogenioglottus > Species: Macrogenioglottus alipioi

Macrogenioglottus alipioi Carvalho, 1946, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 73: 2. Holotype: MNRJ A844, by original designation. Type locality: "fazenda Pirataquicê, no Município de Ilhéus, Estado da Bahia", Brazil.

Odontophrynus alipioiLynch, 1971, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 53: 132. 

English Names

Bahia Forest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).


Atlantic forest in Pernambuco and Alagoas and southern Bahia to São Paulo, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Tiburcio, Lisboa, and Haddad, 2008, Check List, 4: 455-457, provided a new record from São Paulo and discussed the range. Lisboa, Nascimento, and Skuk, 2011, Zootaxa, 3046: 67-68, redescribed the larva. Sobrinho, Santos, Melo, Santos, and Moura, 2016, Herpetol. Notes, 9: 103–104, provided a record for Pernambuco, Brazil. Dubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, summarized the literature on larval morphology. Abravaya and Jackson, 1978, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 298: 1–9, described the advertisement call, larval morphology, and natural history. 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. Mira-Mendes, Dias, Tanajura Silva, Novaes-e-Fagundes, Martins, Le Pendu, and Solé, 2020, Biologia, 75: 2271–2276, reported on advertisement and release calls and morphometry. 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. Nascimento, Valencia-Aguilar, Pansonato, Lisboa, and Vilela de Moraes e Silva, 2022, Phyllomedusa, 21: 181–203, reported on vocalization and larval morphology.   

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