Rhinoderma Duméril and Bibron, 1841

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhinodermatidae > Genus: Rhinoderma
2 species

Rhinoderma Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 659. Type species: Rhinoderma darwinii Duméril and Bibron, 1841, by monotypy.

Heminectes Philippi, 1902, Supl. Batr. Chil. Descr. Hist. Fis. Polit. Chile: 8. Type species: Heminectes rufus Philippi, 1902, by monotypy. Synonymy by Formas, Pugin, and Jorquera, 1975, Physis, Buenos Aires, 34: 148.

English Names

Darwin's Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).

Mouth-breeding Frogs (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 135).


Temperate forests of southern Chile and adjacent Argentina.


Conservation strategy and a distribution map for the species: Azat, Valenzuela-Sánchez, Delgado, Cunningham, Alvarado-Rybak, Bourke, Briones, Cabeza, Castro-Carrasco, Charrier, Correa-Quezada, Crump, Cuevas, de la Maza, Díaz-Vidal, Flores Flores, Harding, Lavilla, Méndez, Oberwemmer, Ortiz, Pastore, Peñafiel-Ricaurte, Rojas-Salinas, Serrano-Serrano, Sepúlveda, Toledo, Úbeda, Uribe-Rivera, Valdivia, Wren, and Angulo, 2021, Oryx, 55: 356–363.

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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