Proceratophrys moehringi Weygoldt and Peixoto, 1985

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

Proceratophrys moehringi Weygoldt and Peixoto, 1985, Senckenb. Biol., 66: 3. Holotype: MZUSP 59685, by original designation. Type locality: "forest patch along steep mountain slopes south of the city of Santa Teresa ... Brazil, Espirito Santo State".

English Names

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


In the municipalities of Santa Tereza, Colatina, and Domingos Martins, Espírito Santo, 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 [53-56].

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