Proceratophrys laticeps Izecksohn and Peixoto, 1981

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

Proceratophrys laticeps Izecksohn and Peixoto, 1981, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 41: 20. Holotype: EI 5587, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Florestal da Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, no Município de Linhares, Estado do Espírito Santo", Brazil.

English Names

Linhares Smooth Horned Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).


Southern coastal Bahia and Espírito Santo to near the Rio de Janeiro border, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See Izecksohn, Cruz, and Peixoto, 1999 "1998", Rev. Univ. Rural, Ser. Cienc. Vida, 20: 37-54, for discussion. See account by Prado and Pombal, 2008, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 39: 1-85 [47-53]. Dias, Carvalho-e-Silva, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2013, Zootaxa, 3683: 427–438, reported on the morphology of the larval chondrocranium. Sichieri, Cruz, and Pimenta, 2021, Zootaxa, 4975: 397–400, described the advertisement call. Araújo, Lacerda, Zocca, and Ferreira, 2021, Zootaxa, 5032: 147–150, reported on the vocal repertoire. Martins and Giaretta, 2021, Zootaxa, 5032: 442–446, described the advertisement call. 

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