Paratelmatobius lutzii

Paratelmatobius lutzii is a species of frog in the family Leptodactylidae. The species is endemic to Brazil, where it is known from the Mantiqueira Mountains in the state of Minas Gerais.[2] Its natural habitats are montane forests. It is only known from its type locality where it was once abundant, but it has not been seen there after 1978.[1]

Paratelmatobius lutzii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Leptodactylidae
Genus: Paratelmatobius
P. lutzii
Binomial name
Paratelmatobius lutzii


The specific name, lutzii, is in honor of Brazilian physician and herpetologist Adolfo Lutz, who was the father of Bertha Lutz.[3]


  1. ^ a b Nascimento, L.B.; & Garcia, P. (2004). "Paratelmatobius lutzii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T16191A5512427. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T16191A5512427.en. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Paratelmatobius lutzii Lutz and Carvalho, 1958". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  3. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2013. The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Exeter, England: Pelagic Publishing Ltd. 262 pp. ISBN 978-1-907807-41-1.

Further readingEdit

  • Lutz B, Carvalho AL de. 1958. "Novos Anfíbios Anuros das Serras Costeiras do Brasil ". Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro 56 (1): 239–260. (Paratelmatobius lutzii, new species, pp. 241–243, 246-248). (in Portuguese and English).