Pipa snethlageae Müller, 1914

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Subfamily: Pipinae > Genus: Pipa > Species: Pipa snethlageae

Pipa snethlageae Müller, 1914, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 14: 102. Holotype: ZSM 1/1914, now lost, according to Trueb and Cannatella, 1986, Herpetologica, 42: 440, who designated as neotype ZSM 54/1914 (a topotype). See comments by Glaw and Franzen, 2006, Spixiana, München, 29: 185. Type locality: "Utinga, near Pará (Belém), State of Pará, N.E. Brazil".

English Names

Utinga Surinam Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 96).


French Guiana to the state of Pará in northeastern Brazil and Amazonian Peru into the Amazon and Orinoco drainage of eastern Colombia; presumably throughout intervening Amazonia.


Massemin, Bordage, and Kunz, 2007, Salamandra, 43: 139-147, reported the species for French Guiana and discussed its natural history. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 77–78, provided a brief account for the Iquitos region of northeastern Peru. Acosta-Galvis, Lasso, and Morales-Betancourt, 2016, Biota Colomb., 17: 105–116, provided a record from the Orinoco drainage of Colombia and discussed its range and cast doubt on the distinctiveness of this nominal species from Pipa pipa. 

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