Adenomera heyeri

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Adenomera heyeri
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Leptodactylidae
Genus: Adenomera
Species: A. heyeri
Binomial name
Adenomera heyeri
Boistel, Massary & Angulo, 2006
Synonyms

Leptodactylus heyeri

Adenomera heyeri is a species of frog in the family Leptodactylidae, the southern frogs. It is native to South America, where it occurs French Guiana, Suriname, and northern Brazil. It probably also occurs in Guyana.[1] This species was described to science in 2006.[2]

This is not a very common frog, but it is not considered to be threatened. It occurs in several protected areas. It lives in the leaf litter of primary forest habitat. It is generally seen during the rainy season, when males come out and call. It is a nocturnal frog.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Angulo, A. and M. Hoogmoed 2010. Adenomera heyeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
  2. ^ Boistel, R., Massary, J.-C.(de), and Angulo, A. 2006. Description of A new species of the genus Adenomera (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) from French Guiana. Acta Herpetologica 1 1-14.