Proceratophrys palustris Giaretta and Sazima, 1993

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

Proceratophrys palustris Giaretta and Sazima, 1993, Rev. Brasil. Biol., 53: 13. Holotype: MZUSP 67595, by original designation. Type locality: "Morro do Ferro, Município de Poços de Caldas, Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil (21°52′ S, 46°50′ W; c. 1400m de altitude)".

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality on the Poços de Caldas Plateau, Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil.


Most similar to Proceratophrys bigibbosa according to the original publication and in the Proceratophrys bigibbosa group according to Kwet and Faivovich, 2001, Copeia, 2001: 203-215, who provided a brief account.

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