Proceratophrys cururu Eterovick and Sazima, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Odontophrynidae > Genus: Proceratophrys > Species: Proceratophrys cururu

Proceratophrys cururu Eterovick and Sazima, 1998, Copeia, 1998: 159. Holotype: ZUEC 9557, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra do Cipó (19° 17′ S, 43° 35′ W, 1300 m alt. ), Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil".

English Names

Toad-like Ground Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 107).


Serra do Espinaço, including the Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Similar to Proceratophrys cristiceps and Proceratophrys goyana according to the original publication. Leite, Pezzuti, and Viana, 2006, Check List, 2(1): 5, provided the second locality. Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 107-108, provided a photograph and brief account. Provete, Ouchi-Melo, Garey, Gomes, Martins, and Rossa-Feres, 2013, Herpetologica, 69: 163-174, reported on larval morphology. 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.

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