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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay


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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