Introduction of Leptodactylus labyrinthicus (Spix, 1824) (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in central Amazonia, Brazil

Vinícius T. de Carvalho, Rafael de Fraga, André Luiz F. da Silva, Richard C. Vogt


This note reports new records of Leptodactylus labyrinthicus in central Amazonia (Manaus, Brazil). We found a small population on the banks of a small polluted tributary of the Negro river. The knowledge about the natural species range suggests that the population was introduced, probably carried to Manaus for commercial production.


Amphibia; Anura; Leptodactylidae

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