Leptodactylus leptodactyloides

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Leptodactylus leptodactyloides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Leptodactylidae
Genus: Leptodactylus
Species: L. leptodactyloides
Binomial name
Leptodactylus leptodactyloides
(Andersson, 1945)

Eleutherodactylus leptodactyloides Andersson, 1945

Leptodactylus leptodactyloides is a species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family. Its local name is sapito leptodactilo ("slender-fingered toadlet"). It is found in the greater Amazon Basin and the Guianas (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela).[1][2] Leptodactylus leptodactyloides occurs in a range of habitats: savannas, open areas, forest edges, and secondary and primary lowland forest. Reproduction takes place in temporary waterbodies.[1]

Male Leptodactylus leptodactyloides grow to a snout–vent length of 28–48 mm (1.1–1.9 in) and females to 35–57 mm (1.4–2.2 in).[3]


  1. ^ a b c Coloma, L.A.; Ron, S.; Azevedo-Ramos, C. & La Marca, E. (2004). "Leptodactylus leptodactyloides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Leptodactylus leptodactyloides (Andersson, 1945)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Heyer, W. R. (1994). "Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus–wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)" (PDF). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 546: 1–124. doi:10.5479/si.00810282.546.i.