Odontophrynus maisuma Rosset, 2008

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

Odontophrynus maisuma Rosset, 2008, J. Herpetol., 42: 135. Holotype: ZVCB3368, by original designation. Type locality: "Cabo Polonio, 34°23′ S, 53°47′ W, Departamento de Rocha, Uruguay".

English Names

None noted.


Coastal dune regions of southern Brazil from Santa Catarina to southern Uruguay (Carrasco).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Uruguay


In the Odontophrynus americanus group according to the original publication. Borteiro, Kolenc, Pereyra, Rosset, and Baldo, 2010, Zootaxa, 2611: 1-15, reported this species as diploid and also on its larval morphology and natural history. Kunz and Ghizoni, 2011, Check List, 7: 131-132, provided a locality for Santa Catarina and discussed the range. See account by Maneyro, Langone, and Carreira, 2019, in Maneyro, Langone, and Carreira (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Rept. Uruguay: 103–106, for Uruguay. 

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