Odontophrynus juquinha Rocha, Sena, Pezzuti, Leite, Svartman, Rosset, Baldo, and Garcia, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Odontophrynidae > Genus: Odontophrynus > Species: Odontophrynus juquinha

Odontophrynus juquinha Rocha, Sena, Pezzuti, Leite, Svartman, Rosset, Baldo, and Garcia, 2017, Zootaxa, 4329: 330. Holotype: UFMG 5516, by original publication. Type locality: "Serra do Cipó, Municipality of Santana do Riacho (19°15’29”S, 43°32'5”W, 1360 m a.s.l.), Minas Gerais State, Brazil." Zoobank publication registration: 8A5ED9EA-DAD8-46EE-A7AF-F9C4AC164838

English Names

None noted. 


Espinhaço Range of Minas Gerais and Bahia, Brazil, 900 to 1540 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Previously confused with Odontophrynus americanus according to the original publication, where the karyology, adult and larval morphology, and advertisement calls were detailed. Eterovick, Souza, and Sazima, 2020, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 1–292, provided an account, life history information, and an identification scheme for the Serra de Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Santos, Feio, and Nomura, 2023, Biota Neotrop., 23 (3:e20231486): 1–43, characterized tadpole morphology of Odontophrynus cf. juquinha as part of an identification key to the tadpoles of the Brazilian Cerrado.  

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