Odontophrynus lavillai Cei, 1985

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

Odontophrynus lavillai Cei, 1985, Cuad. Herpetol., 1: 3. Holotype: FML 3701, by original designation. Type locality: "en la Sierra de Guasayán, a 2 km de Villa de la Punta, Arroyo Casa del Tigre, 600 m de altura", Santiago del Estero, Argentina".

English Names

Cei's Escuerzo (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 82).


Northern Argentina, western and northern Paraguay (Alto Paraguay, Boquerón, and Presidente Hayes provinces), western Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil), and eastern Bolivia.


See Lavilla and Scrocchi, 1991, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 40: 33-37, for discussion and comparison with relatives. López, Blotto, and Cacicio, 1999, Cuad. Herpetol., 13:105-110, reported the species in Chaco province, Argentina. Villavicencio and Danovas, 2001, Herpetol. Rev., 32: 190, provided the San Juan, Argentina, record. See brief account by Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 67-68. Rosset, Baldo, Lanzone, and Basso, 2006, J. Herpetol., 40: 465-477, discussed the range and relationships. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 16, briefly discussed the range in Paraguay. Rosset, Baldo, and Haddad, 2009, Check List, 5: 32-34, provided the first record for Brazil and provided a distribution map. Weiler, Núñez, Airaldi, Lavilla, Peris, and Baldo, 2013, Anf. Paraguay: 119, provided a brief account, image, and dot map for Paraguay. Rosset and Baldo, 2014, Zootaxa, 3784: 79-83, provided data on advertisement all and range, including a spot map. 

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