Paratelmatobius gaigeae Cochran, 1938



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Paratelmatobius pictiventris Lutz, 1958


Conservation Status

Last record: 1931

Rediscovered in December 2003

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cochran, D. M. (1938). Diagnoses of new frogs from Brazil.  Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Washington 51: 41-42.


Other references:

Cardoso, A.J. and Haddad, C.F.B. (1990). Redescrição e biologia de Paratelmatobius gaigeae (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 1990: 125-132.

Domenico, Eleonoar A. et al. (2014). Natural History of Paratelmatobius gaigeae (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae): Description of the Tadpole and Advertisement Call. Journal of Herpetology 48(3): 430-433. [Abstract]

Giaretta, Ariovaldo and Magrini, Leandro. (2013). Calls of Paratelmatobius gaigeae (Cochran 1938) (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Herpetology Notes 6: 171-176.

Lutz, B. and Carvalho, A. L. (1958). Novos anfíbios anuros das serras costeiras do Brasil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 56:239-249, pls.1-5.

Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paulo Garcia. (2004). Paratelmatobius gaigeae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 04 March 2013.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

Zaher, H., E. Aguiar, and J. P. Pombal-Jr. (2005). Paratelmatobius gaigeae (Cochran, 1938) re-discovered (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae). Arquivos do  Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 63(2): 321-328.


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